• A Passion for Yes: Coming Out and Affirmation

    Author(s):
    Vincent van Gerven Oei (see profile)
    Date:
    2017
    Subject(s):
    Continental philosophy, Queer theory
    Item Type:
    Book chapter
    Tag(s):
    James Joyce, Jacques Derrida, Avital Ronell
    Permanent URL:
    http://dx.doi.org/10.17613/M6M47R
    Abstract:
    I would like to o er you today the beginnings of a meditation on the word yes, on the gesture of affirmation. We should take great care not to con ate affirmation and saying yes – saying it once, twice, or many times over – and in which language? – all too easily. As I will try to elucidate, there is an abyss between saying yes and affirming that is not easily crossed, let alone bridged. […]
    Notes:
    Includes Albanian translation
    Metadata:
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    Status:
    Published
    Last Updated:
    4 months ago
    License:
    Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike

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