James Baldwin and the Queer Imagination
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James Baldwin and the Queer Imagination

"The relevance of Brim’s critique for political theorists should by this point be obvious: much as queer studies has made Baldwin a spokesperson, political theorists have heroized him and begun to canonize his work. Moreover, while in queer studies work on Baldwin has focused on his relevance for considering gender and sexuality, in political theory the near exclusive focus has been on his importance for the future of a democracy sha...