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Beröringspraktiker i sexuella narrativ: Reflektioner kring ett påbörjat fältarbete om sexuella känslor och njutning
Linköping University, The Tema Institute, The Department of Gender Studies. Linköping University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
2013 (Swedish)In: Tidskrift för genusvetenskap TGV, ISSN 1654-5443, no 4, 7-23 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

In this article I investigate how tactile practicies appear in sexual narratives among trans persons and women in an ongoing ethnographic study on sexual feelings. I explore the political subjectivity of the sexual story, and how it is entangled or detached from mainstream imaginary of sex. Aiming at rerouting touch as categorically reconstructing bodily shapes, I highlight the dynamics between the sensational, emotional, material and social representations. Influenced by feminist and queer writers such as Luce Irigaray, Susan Stryker, Eve Sedgewick and Sara Ahmed I turn to the sexual narratives of how touch would revamp the mainstream discourses of an embodied sexual self.

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Gothenburg University , 2013. no 4, 7-23 p.
Keyword [en]
touch, tactile practice, sexuality, queer, narrative, pleasure
Keyword [sv]
beröring, taktila praktiker, sexualitet, queer, narrativ, njutning
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Ethnology Gender Studies
URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-110100OAI: diva2:742790
Available from: 2014-09-02 Created: 2014-09-02 Last updated: 2014-10-01Bibliographically approved

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