Passionate communities : reading lesbian resistance in Jane Rule's fiction / Marilyn R. Schuster.

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Schuster, Marilyn R.
Format: Book
Published: New York : New York University Press, ©1999.
Series:Cutting edge (New York, N.Y.)
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Sailing to Galiano: Jane Rule at Home
  • The Journey: Crossing Over
  • Reading Then, Reading Now
  • Reading Queerly
  • This Not Quite Promised Land
  • Self-Reflections: Growing Up Midcentury, Middle Class, Middle Child
  • Readers and Writers: "Language Is as Primal a Drive as Sex"
  • The Politics of Fiction: Barbara Gittings, Resisting Lesbian Reader
  • Readers Writing
  • Resisting Reason
  • Sexuality and Citizenship
  • Reading Fiction, Doing History
  • Defining Histories
  • Defining Fictions
  • Defining Theories
  • Defining Stories
  • The Headmistress
  • The Married Woman
  • Reading the Stories: A Resisting Lesbian Subject
  • Revising Fictions: Early Experiments
  • "Trapped in the Hope of a Real Articularity"
  • Disguising Desire: Not for Myself Exactly
  • Denying Desire: This Is Not for You
  • Unsettling Women
  • Composing Selves: Dueling Narratives
  • "Home Movie": Projecting a Lesbian Subject
  • Desert of the Heart: Resignifying Sexuality
  • From Permanent Resident to Desert of the Heart
  • Defining Powers
  • Ritual Performances
  • Desert Visions
  • Reflections of Power
  • Memory Board: Resignifying Gender
  • Brothers and Sons
  • Leave Taking
  • Composing Selves: Memory and Personal Histories
  • Construction Sites: Narratives of Houses and Homes
  • Going Home (Again)
  • Home Invasion: "A Television Drama"
  • A House of Language: Against the Season
  • Under Siege: The Young in One Another's Arms
  • Contesting Communities
  • Parading Differences
  • Mapping Boundaries
  • Quarrelsome Communities: Contract with the World.