INDEX
Abjection, 353, 355,
366, 368;
identity
and, 355; race and,
368,
374. See also
homosexuality; scapegoat; waste
Activism: internet and, 44
Adler, Hermann, 300
Adolescence, 76-78, 85, 88; and humilia-
tion, 88
Adorno, Theodor, 74-76, 86, 90-91; homo-
phobia of, 9°-91; on Proust, 74-76,
86
Aesthetics: of advertisement, 30, 160; and
Proust, 87; Woolfand, 402, 4°8, 417,
432
Affect, 9, 12-16, 23-24, 36n, 335,
340-341,
345; in The Ambassadors, 95, 106, 109-
II4, II6, 121, 123; and Benedict Anderson,
337; of boredom, 153; gay politics and,
345; positive and negative, 9,
15-16,
23-
24; and nation,
335; and sexuality in
Balzac, 175, 185-187; Silvan Tomkins
and, 12; transfer of, 95, 106, 109, III,
II2-II5, 123 (see also James, Henry:
The Ambassadors). See also affectivity;
boredom; humiliation; paranoia
Affectivity, 335,
340-341,
345,
348n;
and
identification, 340-341. See also affect
African-American literature: abjection in,
373-374; ghosts in, 373- See also Baldwin,
James, works of; black masculinity; black
subjectivity; Cleaver, Eldridge, works of;
Dixon, Melvin, works of; Morrison, Toni,
works of
Age: and innocence in The Ambassadors,
96, 108-1°9, II6, 125n; and friendship,
26-27; in The Picture of Dorian Gray,
163-164. See also body
AIDs,3-4,42,44,46,54,57,61-62,72n-
73n;
and citizenship, 347n; memes as, 57;
and paranoia, 3-4. See also HIV; viruses
Ailey, Alvin: Hughes and, 391, 399n
Albia, 314-316. See also anti-Semitism;
Herzl, Theodor
Allegory, 432. See also figures of speech
Alliance, in Balzac, 186-187, 192, 193; and
sexuality, 186-187, 190, 193-194
Anachronism, 31. See also prolepsis
Anal eroticism, 76-77, 87-88, 97; in The
Ambassadors, 95-97, 106-108, II7-II8;
in Down These Mean Streets, 364; and
face/butt metonymy, 274-277, 281, 285,
288; in Proust, 76-77,87-88; in T. H.
White's work, 24°-241; in Swinburne's
work, 270, 288-29°. See also body;
flogging; hands; orality; waste
Anderson, Benedict,
32,
335-336, 35on; on
affect, 335; on political love, 336
Animals, in Day, 2°5-210, 213-214
Anti-Semitism, 214, 314-316; of Albia, 314-
316; anti-, 332; in Gentlemen's Agreement,
337, 343-344; of German fraternity
movement, 314-315; and homophobia,
84,
315, 338;
and misogyny, 315; in
Proust's works, 84; and racism, 337-338;
in Vienna, 314; of Weininger, 315. See also
racism
Artificial Intelligence (AI), 128-147; absence
of motive and, 13°-131; gender and, 132-
134; in "The Gernsback Continuum,"
135; in Neuromancer, 129-134. See also
intelligence; Turing test
Assimilation,
310-312, 314-315,
323-325,
346. See also Jew, non-national; Daniel
Deronda; Herzl, Theodor
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