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By Ann Cvetkovich

ISBN-10: 0822330881

ISBN-13: 9780822330882

During this daring new paintings of cultural feedback, Ann Cvetkovich develops a queer method of trauma. She argues for the significance of spotting - and archiving - debts of trauma that belong as a lot to the normal and daily as to the area of disaster. Cvetkovich contends that the sector of trauma experiences, constrained via too strict a department among the general public and the non-public, has ignored the studies of girls and queers. Rejecting the pathologizing understandings of trauma that permeate clinical and scientific discourses at the topic, she develops as an alternative a sex-positive procedure lacking even from such a lot feminist paintings on trauma. "An Archive of Feelings" demanding situations the sector to have interaction extra absolutely with sexual trauma and the wide variety of emotions in its region, together with these linked to butch-femme intercourse and aids activism and caretaking."An Archive of Feelings" brings jointly oral histories from lesbian activists inquisitive about act/up long island; readings of literature through Dorothy Allison, Leslie Feinberg, Cherrie Moraga, and Shani Mootoo; video clips through Jean Carlomusto and Pratibha Parmar; and, performances by means of Lisa Kron, Carmelita Tropicana, and the bands Le Tigre and Tribe eight. Cvetkovich finds how those cultural formations - activism, functionality, and literature - provide upward push to public cultures that either paintings via trauma and rework the stipulations generating it. via having a look heavily at connections among sexuality, trauma, and the production of lesbian public cultures, Cvetkovich makes these stories which have been driven to the peripheries of trauma tradition the defining rules of a brand new development of sexual trauma - one during which trauma catalyzes the production of cultural data and political groups. additionally of curiosity woman masulinity Judith Halberstam.

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Ti­ tutes culture or politics. or their conjunction. tion of trauma thus becomes an inquiry into how affective experie11ce that bUs outside of institutionalized or stable forms of identity or politics can form the basis for public culture In opening with a discussion of trauma as a social and cultural cate­ gory, tllis book signals its recognition that trauma is the subject of a dis­ course that has a history. �ly referred to a physical wound, came to be applied to mental or psychic dis1ress. � can be understood as mutually constitutive categories; trauma is one of the affective experi­ ences, or to use Raymond \Villiams's phrase, "structures of feeling," that characterizes the lived experience of capitalism.

I don't know why I'm teUing you this. ges. ers on P ll s . H's on every fifteen minutes practically. I don't know why I'm telling you this. I don't need to describe this to you. I feel like a cliche. " She reminds her audience that stories of the Holocaust now circulate so widely as to verge dangerously on becoming an everyday experience that no longer has the power to affect people. By refusing to continue in this vein, Kron alerts her audience that 2-5 Minure Ride is a different kind of Holocaust story, if it is one at all .

I look at the effects of colonialism on those who are immigrants to the United States or whose parents were, and at how migrations of all kinds are the scene for traumas of cultural diaspora. I explore how trauma manifests itself in everyday sexual lives in which the vulnerability of bodies and psyches is negotiated. I examine the force field around trauma, the low-level "insidious'' way that it continues to make iBelffelt even

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