Part of the acclaimed series of anthologies which document major themes and ideas in contemporary art. The first anthology to assemble the key artists' writings which have influenced and catalysed contemporary queer artistic practice.
Introduction. Becoming unbecoming: untimely mediations / E.L. McCallum and Mikko Tuhkanen -- Queer aesthetics / Claire Colebrook -- Sedgwick's twisted temporalities, "or even just reading and writing" -- Jane Gallop -- Bareback time / Tim Dean -- No second chances / David Marriott -- Nostalgia for an age yet to come: Velvet Goldmine's queer archive / Dana Luciano -- Happy futures, perhaps / Sara Ahmed -- Close reading the present: Eudora Welty's queer politics / Lloyd Pratt -- "My spirit's posthumeity" and the sleeper's outflung hand: queer transmission in Absalom, absalom! / Kevin Ohi -- Stein un Zeit / E.L. McCallum -- Mestiza metaphysics / Mikko Tuhkanen -- Return from the future: James Weldon Johnson's Autobiography / Valerie Rohy -- Still here: choreography, temporality, AIDS / Steven Bruhm -- Keeping time with lesbians on ecstasy / Judith Halberstam -- Rhythm / Kathryn Bond Stockton
Introduction : queer and not now -- Junk inheritances, bad timing : familial arrhythmia in three working-class dyke narratives -- Deep lez : temporal drag and the specters of feminism -- Time binds, or, erotohistoriography -- Turn the beat around : sadomasochism, temporality, history