Publisher: South End Press; NONE, Classics Edition edition (August 1, 2009)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 7.1 MB
Downloadable formats: PDF
“Eli Clare works a necessary alchemy. . . . utilizing the language of the fundamental global, he delineates a fancy human intersection and transmutes cruelty into its opposite—a effective, lifegiving remedy.”—Alison Bechdel, writer of enjoyable HomeFirst released in 1999, Exile & satisfaction validated Eli Clare as one of many major writers at the intersections of queerness and incapacity. With this severe tenth-anniversary variation, the groundbreaking book secures its place as necessary to the background of queer and incapacity politics, and, via major new fabric that boldly interrogates and advances the unique textual content, to its destiny in addition. Clare’s writing on his reviews as a genderqueer activist/writer with cerebral palsy completely replaced the panorama of incapacity politics and queer liberation, and but Exile & delight is far too nice in scope to be outlined by means of even those matters. as a substitute it bargains an intersectional framework for realizing how bodies really event the politics of oppression, energy, and resistance. on the middle of Clare’s exploration of environmental destruction, white working-class id, queer group, disabled sexuality, early life sexual abuse, coalition politics, and his personal gender transition is a decision for social justice pursuits which are actually available for everyone.Blending prose and idea, own adventure and political debate, anger and compassion, Exile & delight offers a window right into a global the place our complete selves in all their complexity might be enjoyed and accepted.An award-winning poet and essayist, Eli Clare can also be the writer of The Marrow’s Telling.