Queer Theory and the Jewish Question (Between Men~Between... and over one million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See all 2 images
Sell yours for a Gift Card
We'll buy it for $4.03
Learn More
Trade in now
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon

Queer Theory and the Jewish Question (Between Men-Between Women: Lesbian and Gay Studies) Paperback – December 10, 2003

ISBN-13: 978-0231113755 ISBN-10: 0231113757
Buy used
$17.49
Buy new
$27.31
Used & new from other sellers Delivery options vary per offer
39 used & new from $9.90
Amazon Price New from Used from
Kindle
"Please retry"
Paperback, December 10, 2003
"Please retry"
$27.31
$20.28 $9.90
Free Two-Day Shipping for College Students with Amazon Student Free%20Two-Day%20Shipping%20for%20College%20Students%20with%20Amazon%20Student


The Amazon Book Review
The Amazon Book Review
Check out The Amazon Book Review, our editors' fresh new blog featuring interviews with authors, book reviews, quirky essays on book trends, and regular columns by our editors. Explore now
$27.31 FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Only 7 left in stock (more on the way). Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.

Frequently Bought Together

Queer Theory and the Jewish Question (Between Men-Between Women: Lesbian and Gay Studies) + Love the Sin: Sexual Regulation and the Limits of Religious Tolerance
Price for both: $48.31

Buy the selected items together

Editorial Reviews

Review

The publication of Queer Theory and the Jewish Question is reason to get excited... [it] juggles theoretical concerns with popular culture and never condescends. But more than that, the book makes reading serious essays about homosexuality fun again. And that's saying a lot.

(The Guide)

This skilled collection does more than track the career of the queer-Jewish analogy from Spanish crypto-Jews to Israel drag queens.... It's a vital, long-awaited book.

(Marissa Pareles Lambda Book Report)

This scholarly and well-documented volume is a strong addition to any academic or research collection focusing on the Jewish identity, homosexual identity, and particularly the relation between the two.

(American Jewish Libraries Newsletter)

Other than Boyarin'sUnheroic Conduct: The Rise of Heterosexuality and the Invention of the Jewish Man, this appears to be the first book to explore the inventions of the homosexual and the modern Jew. Seventeen insightful essays show how those inventions are mutually implicated.... Highly recommended.

(Choice)

cultural analysis that offers scholars of both queer theory and Jewish studies fresh avenues for thought and research

(Michael G. Cornelius The Bloomsbury Review)

It is one of those rare academic works that is difficult, if not impossible, to put down.

(Melissa M. Wilcox, Whitman College Nova Religio)

Addresses in thoughtful and engaging ways the intersection of Jewishness and the queer in a range of cultural texts.

(David Moscowitz An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies 1900-01-00)

Review

It would be an easy, and incorrect, presumption to see this amazing, diverse collection of essays as simply proclaiming: out of the closet and into the Kabala. But the enigmatic, interrelated recognitions between the subjects of this book 's queerness and Jewishness are far more complex, and far more astonishing, than such an easy assumption would allow. While Queer Theory and the Jewish Question deals with Jews, queers and everyone in-between, its central subject is the endless permeable nature of identity and outsiderness. These essays touch upon a startling range of cultural figures--from Leopold and Loeb to Fagin, from Freud to Fanon, from Fanny Brice to Yentl (both by way of Barbara Streisand)--neatly explicating the underlying, often unspoken, social and political underpinnings of the 20th century.

(Michael Bronski

author of The Pleasure Principle: Sex, Backl, author of The Pleasure Principle: Sex, Backlash and the Struggle for Gay Freedom)|

Jews and queers? What's not to like! This volume has everything one could wish for to facilitate forms of cultural analysis as provocative as they are timely. Bringing together now-classic and specially commissioned essays exploring a range of historical topics--from Chaucer to Leopold and Loeb, and from Proust to Barbra Streisand--Queer Theory and the Jewish Question assesses powerfully the possibilities and limits of thinking together the terms of its title, terms its authors show to be both irreducible and bound intimately to each other.

(Andrew Parker, Amherst College)
NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE


Best Books of the Month
Best Books of the Month
Want to know our Editors' picks for the best books of the month? Browse Best Books of the Month, featuring our favorite new books in more than a dozen categories.

Product Details


More About the Author

Ann Pellegrini (New York, New York) is professor of performance studies and religious studies at New York University, where she also directs NYU's Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality. She has written extensively about religion, sexuality, and U.S. public life. Her publications include Performance Anxieties and the coauthored book Love the Sin (Beacon Press, 2004).

Customer Reviews

There are no customer reviews yet.
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
Share your thoughts with other customers

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more
Queer Theory and the Jewish Question (Between Men-Between Women: Lesbian and Gay Studies)
This item: Queer Theory and the Jewish Question (Between Men-Between Women: Lesbian and Gay Studies)
Price: $27.31
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com