INDEX
Abby (character), 218–21
able- bodied privilege, 181–82
academy, the. See university settings
accessibility, 109–10, 113–14, 124–25,
180–84, 276n3 (ch. 7)
Adam Bede (Eliot), 166–68. See also Mrs.
Poyser
Adelaide Norris (character), 207–10
affect aliens, 53–57, 194, 254
Alexander, M. Jacqui, 90–91
alienation, 39–42, 53–57, 194
alignment, 55
Almond, Grace, 275n3
Amendment to the Race Relations Act of
2000, 94–95, 103
Ang, Ien, 117
anger, 172, 177–78, 184, 201
Antigone, 74
antitransism, 14–15, 174–75, 234, 269n7
Anzaldúa, Gloria, 9, 183, 191, 230
archive of shared experience, 185, 222–32.
See also lesbian feminism
arms and armies: broken bones of, 183–84;
feminine angle of, 233; lesbian feminist
intersectionality and, 232–34; of “The
Willful Child,” 66–68, 75–80, 84–85, 158–
59, 174, 233, 273n7; of willful feminists,
84–88, 158–60, 273–74nn9–11, 275n3
attunement, 41–42
background racism, 168–69
Bano, Gulzar, 4–5, 192
Bates, Laura, 271n3
Beauvoir, Simone de, 255
becoming feminist, 18, 19–20; alienation
in, 39–42, 57; becoming audible in, 73,
272n2; becoming the problem in, 36–39,
271nn5–7; directionality of power and,
20, 43–64; gender fatalism and, 25–26;
memory work in, 22–24; naming of
difficulties in, 31–36, 271n4; nervous
conditions and madness in, 76–77, 272n3;
as sad inheritance, 62–64; sensation in,
20–42; willful subjectivity and, 65–88.
See also feminist killjoys
being feminist. See becoming feminist;
diversity work; living consequences
being outside the norm. See embodied
diversity
Bend It like Beckham, 272n4 (ch. 2)
Berlant, Lauren, 13, 194–95, 198
Berlin Years, The (Lorde), 247
#blacklivesmatter movement, 239–40
Blackman, Lisa, 275n6
Blues Legacies and Black Feminism (Davis),
252
Bluest Eye, The (Morrison), 17, 40–41
bodies. See embodied diversity
Bodies That Matter (Butler), 240
books. See companion texts
Borderlands / La Frontera: The New Mestiza
(Anzaldúa), 191, 230
Born in Flames (dir. Borden), 188, 206–11,
276n3 (ch. 8), 277n6
boying, 51
breakage: of bodies, 180–84, 276nn2–3
(ch. 7); carefulness and, 14, 169–71; of
fragile feminist spaces, 175–79, 259, 276n1
Previous Page Next Page