Sex, Gender and Time in Fiction and Culture

  • Ben Davies
  • Jana Funke

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction: Sexual Temporalities

    1. Ben Davies, Jana Funke
      Pages 1-16
  3. Backwards and Forwards: Negotiating History and Futurity

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 17-17
    2. Bettina Bildhauer
      Pages 19-37
    3. Stephen Guy-Bray
      Pages 38-52
    4. Michael O’Rourke
      Pages 53-69
  4. In and Out of Time: Sexual Practices, Sexual Identities

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 87-87
    2. Ben Davies
      Pages 89-108
    3. Sarah Dillon
      Pages 109-131
  5. (Un)Becoming: Negativity, Death and Extinction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 171-171
    2. Judith Halberstam
      Pages 173-194
    3. Claire Colebrook
      Pages 195-204
    4. Valerie Rohy
      Pages 205-219
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 220-222

About this book


Investigating modern art, literature, theory and the law, this book illustrates the different ways in which sex, gender and time intersect. It demonstrates that time offers new critical perspectives on sex and gender and makes problematic reductive understandings of sexual identity as well as straight and queer time


culture fiction gender identity law time

Editors and affiliations

  • Ben Davies
    • 1
  • Jana Funke
    • 2
  1. 1.School of EnglishUniversity of St AndrewsUK
  2. 2.Centre for Medical HistoryUniversity of ExeterUK

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