ndex
Abraham, Nicolas, 86,137n.51
aids epidemic, heteronormative
construction of, 79–80
allegory: ethnographic,141n.73;
Jameson’s discussion of,135n.31
alterity, haunting and, 85–86
Althusser, Louis, 4,52,112n.14,
135n.31
Altman, Dennis, 40
anachronism, queer theory and,
3–5,107n.10
Antigone’s Claim, 64–65,130n.43
Apologética historia, 90
Apparitional Lesbian, The,112n.12
Apuleius, 7, 42–48
‘‘Archive Fever: A Freudian Im-
pression,’’ 84–85,137n.46
Aristotelianism, natural law
and,56
aubaine (French tax law),103
autogenesis, fantasy of, in Na-
varre’s Heptameron, 61–66
Aztec culture, historiography
concerning, 80–84
Barthes, Roland,145n.96
Beloved, 78
Benjamin,Walter,104,137n.46,
147n.105
Bersani, Leo, 99–100,115n.29,
143n.87
binary oppositions, in queer
theory,18,114n.21
‘‘bi-sexed’’ imagery of Eliza-
beth I, 66
black feminist criticism, identity
politics and,112n.15
Boccaccio, Giovanni, 7, 42,58,
140n.68
Borneman, John,53
Boswell, John,106n.5,118n.3
BrandonTeena case,5, 8–9, 71–75,
132n.8–9
Brandon Teena Story, The, 75
Brazil, in French conquest narra-
tives, 87, 92–104,139n.59
Brown,Wendy, 76–77, 85,103–4,
111n.3,113n.18,133n.20,147n.105
burial, spectralityand, 70–73
Butler, Judith: Antigone in work
of, 8, 64–65,130n.43; on gender
vs. sexuality,122n.32; historical
materialism and queer politics
discussed by,111n.3; on iden-
tity politics and queer theory,
111n.4; Kamuf’s discussion of,
115n.29; materiality discussed
by,112n.11,14; on melancholy,
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