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Saint Foucault

towards a gay hagiography

by David M. Halperin

  • 192 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Foucault, Michel,
  • Homosexuality -- Political aspects,
  • Homosexuality -- Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDavid M. Halperin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ76.5 .H35 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 246 p. :
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1115127M
    ISBN 100195093712
    LC Control Number94041136

    David M. Halperin's Saint Foucault is an uncompromising and impassioned defense of the late French philosopher and historian as a galvanizing thinker whose career as a theorist and activist will continue to serve as a model for other gay intellectuals, activists, and scholars. A close reading of both Foucault and the increasing attacks on his. Buy the Paperback Book Saint Foucault: Towards a Gay Hagiography by David M. Halperin at , Canada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders.

    Halperin’s aim in Saint Foucault is twofold: to explain how Foucault came to play a key role in contemporary queer activism; and to justify his claim that “the guy was a fucking saint.” The book, therefore, is both a discussion of the current state of queer politics and theory, and an attempt to write a “gay hagiography.”Cited by: 1. Buy Saint Foucault: Towards a Gay Hagiography by David M Halperin online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $

    Saint Foucault: Towards a Gay Hagiography by David M Halperin starting at $ Saint Foucault: Towards a Gay Hagiography has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. The French thinker Michel Foucault, who died in a is one of the most influential sources of ideas in the humanities and social sciences today. His output was enormous, including some twelve books published during his lifetime, four page volumes of his collected articles, interviews and lectures as well as seven recent and very.


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Saint Foucault is the best book in order to understand the main aspects of the queer discourse. I read for the first time Saint Foucault when I tried to figure out the true meaning of the queer theory in opposition to the so called "gay and lesbian tradition".4/5(14).

This book is probably the best book on how to ground and use Foucault in relation to contemporary social movement politics - an incredibly important rejoinder to the depoliticized, sterile versions of Foucault that do the rounds today in British sociology departments in is one of the best (and certainly most entertaining) readers of /5(6).

David M. Halperin is Lecturer in Queer Theory at the University of New South Wales. A founding editor of GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and GayStudies, and a co-editor of The Lesbian and Gay Studies Reader, he is the author most notably of One Hundred Years of Homosexuality, which Outweek called "the single most important contribution to the interpretation of gay history in nearly a decade," and /5(2).

Get this from a library. Saint Foucault: towards a gay hagiography. [David M Halperin] -- Although there is scarcely more than a passing mention of homosexuality in Michel Foucault's scholarly writing, he became, after dying of AIDS ina powerful source of both personal and.

Unfortunately, *Saint Foucault* is symptomatic of a problem that has been plaguing English departments for some time now: English professors dismiss their primary object of studyliteratureas "bourgeois" or "elitist" or "oppressive" or "economically superstructural," and they become dilettantes in a mish-mash of fields that they end up /5.

Saint Foucault is the best book in order to understand the main aspects of the queer discourse. I read for the first time Saint Foucault when I tried to figure out the true meaning of the queer theory in opposition to the so called "gay and lesbian tradition".4/5(13). "Foucault, the worm having turned, needs defenders these days, and Halperin fills the position well, arguing that Foucault provides the radical gay movement with both the philosophical underpinnings and political means with which to resist suppression by mainstream culture."—The Los Angeles Times Book Review "Saint Foucault is not only the Pages: In SAINT FOUCAULT, it is not David Halperin’s intention to write yet another in the string of recent biographies about the French poststructuralist.

His allusion to Jean-Paul Sartre’s SAINT. A self-described ``worshipper'' of Foucault takes on critics of the philosopher in two interrelated essays dealing with Foucault's sexual politics and his biographers.

Halperin (Literature/MIT; One Hundred Years of Homosexuality, not reviewed) offers this book as an attempt to recuperate the late writer's position as an ``oppositional thinker who is also gay and who undertakes explicitly to. David M.

Halperin's Saint Foucault is an uncompromising and impassioned defense of the late French philosopher and historian as a galvanizing thinker whose career as a theorist and activist will continue to serve as a model for other gay intellectuals, activists, and scholars.

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Michel Foucault Biography - Michel Foucault (Octo J ) was a French philosopher who held a chair at the College de France, which he gave the title The History of Systems of Thought. His writings have had an enormous impact on other scholarly work: Foucault's influence extends across the humanities and social sciences, and across many applied and professional areas of study.

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Foucault's Pendulum is divided into ten segments represented by the ten satirical novel is full of esoteric references to Kabbalah Author: Umberto Eco.