Index
Italicized page numbers indicate illustrations.
activism, 12n5, 30–31, 169, 245–47,
253–54, 275–76, 296–99
act-up, 9, 245, 246, 250, 253–54, 272
Adorno, Theodor W., 47–48, 52, 112,
113, 115–16
a√ect: aids activism and, 298; antiso-
cial thesis vs., 9; Berlant and, 9, 80–
81, 83–86, 88n10; Cvetkovich on, 9,
169–76; desire and, 173; Freccero
on, 9–10; performative dimension
and, 144–48, 149–50, 156; post-
queer historiography vs., 9–10, 21–
24; psychoanalysis based in, 286–88;
queer theory, 20–22, 24; Sedgwick
on, 9, 173, 286–88, 298; sexuality
and, 9, 10, 80–81, 83–86, 88n10,
110–11, 172–74; of singleness, 6, 9,
213–16, 217–19; Tomkins on, 288–
89; trauma studies and, 170; ‘‘turn
to a√ect,’’ 9, 173
after queer theory, 1–2, 11n2, 27. See
also inside/outside queer theory;
queer/queerness; under specific au-
thors
Agamben, Giorgio, 36, 217
aggressiveness: sexuality and, 100, 106,
107
aids activism: a√ect and, 298; cultural
analysis and, 247; mourning/loss
and, 174; political dimension and,
171–72, 222; Sedgwick on, 297, 298;
sexuality and, 12n5; shame and, 174;
temporality and, 27–28, 30–31
aids epidemic: barebacking and, 100,
102; Bersani on, 91–92, 100, 102;
death drive and, 248; dignity/lack of
dignity and, 92; loneliness and, 246–
47; paranoid structuralism and, 10–
11, 297–99; power and, 10; queer
moment/time and, 222; as shame-
inflicting weapon, 91–92
Alco√, Linda, 188–89
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