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interesting, but hard to understand, like most queer theory She should learn how to write about film, since she seems intent on analyzing film and video, but she has not bothered to learn the terminology, which makes her seem a little dense, not to mention pretentious Even first year film students know the difference between a splice and an edit. Elizabeth Freeman is totally my academic crush.Aaaand I ve finally finished this prompted by a course it s excellent One of the best, perhapsthebest, book I ve read on queer temporalities Her elegant, but also frequently humorous and playful prose, often streamlines in a good way the theoretical rigor of her work, making it accessible and very portable Her concept of temporal drag is particularly generative, as is the somewhatunwieldy erotohistoriography I don t expect to Elizabeth Freeman is totally my academic crush.Aaaand I ve finally finished this prompted by a course it s excellent One of the best, perhapsthebest, book I ve read on queer temporalities Her elegant, but also frequently humorous and playful prose, often streamlines in a good way the theoretical rigor of her work, making it accessible and very portable Her concept of temporal drag is particularly generative, as is the somewhatunwieldy erotohistoriography I don t expect to unlink this from my brain any time soon Brilliant Elizabeth Freeman s work on queer temporality is incredibly fascinating regarding how different histories become embodied through certain acts and fashion, and also how chrononormativity produces straight temporalities that seek to bind queer histories My chief complaint with the book is that I feel like the bulk of its deep ideas come out in the introduction and preface, making it so a person may not necessarily need to read the rest in order to have a decent understanding of the book s centra Elizabeth Freeman s work on queer temporality is incredibly fascinating regarding how different histories become embodied through certain acts and fashion, and also how chrononormativity produces straight temporalities that seek to bind queer histories My chief complaint with the book is that I feel like the bulk of its deep ideas come out in the introduction and preface, making it so a person may not necessarily need to read the rest in order to have a decent understanding of the book s central subject Nonetheless it is a fascinating read [ EPUB ] ♿ Time Binds: Queer Temporalities, Queer Histories ☦ Time Binds is a powerful argument that temporal and sexual dissonance are intertwined, and that the writing of history can be both embodied and erotic Challenging queer theory s recent emphasis on loss and trauma, Elizabeth Freeman foregrounds bodily pleasure in the experience and representation of time as she interprets an eclectic archive of queer literature, film, video, and art She examines work by visual artists who emerged in a commodified, postfeminist, and postgay world Yet they do not fully accept the dissipation of political and critical power implied by the idea that various political and social battles have been won and are now consigned to the past By privileging temporal gaps and narrative detours in their work, these artists suggest ways of putting the past into meaningful, transformative relation with the present Such queer asynchronies provide opportunities for rethinking historical consciousness in erotic terms, thereby countering the methods of traditional and Marxist historiography Central to Freeman s argument are the concepts of chrononormativity, the use of time to organize individual human bodies toward maximum productivity temporal drag, the visceral pull of the past on the supposedly revolutionary present and erotohistoriography, the conscious use of the body as a channel for and means of understanding the past Time Binds emphasizes the critique of temporality and history as crucial to queer politics Time Binds is a powerful argument that temporal and sexual dissonance are intertwined, and that the writing of history can be both embodied and erotic Challenging queer theory s recent emphasis on loss and trauma, Elizabeth Freeman foregrounds bodily pleasure in the experience and representation of time as she interprets an eclectic archive of queer literature, film, video, and art. an interesting intervention in the notion of queer temporality, but it wasn t really a fun read for me she spends a few dozen pages analyzing a little known lesbian film, which made me fall asleep A wonderful snapshot of how time works for the queer subject. 306.76601 F8552 2010