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Famous students within the fields of literature and picture handle the problems of authority and transgression as sociocultural phenomena, discussing such issues as female and male sexuality, socioeconomic formations, background and fantasy, the relative strength of fictionality, style, canon formation, cinematic conventions, and conventions of educational discourse.  

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Is founded on a series of acts of partition whose ambiguity ... is to open up the terrain of their possible transgression at the very moment when they mark off a limit. " 2 Acts of transgression furthermore are no less "ambiguous" than acts of partition in that they open up the terrain of their possible repression at the moment when they displace limits. A map of social codes should delineate also the conditions that cause assertions of new laws or norms or taboos against acts of transgression.

Calmly, sweetly, innocuously, these texts assume that homosexuals are normal, ordinary, domestic, real. Transgressive? Us? There must be some mistake, Cardinal. 7 Rather, the fundamental distinction is the capacity for love, sentiment, tender feeling. I'll take each text in turn. The cover of Heather Has Two Mommies has a sunny yellow background. In the center, a little blond girl romps happily in Page 15 some flowers. Her partner is a dog that looks like a silly, safe, good wolf who would protect Little Red Riding Hood from the meanies of the species.

6. In English we inflect "to transgress" only in the active voice: I transgress, you transgress, he/she/it transgresses, we transgress, you transgress, they transgress. " 7. For a subtle, persuasive, recent exploration of the vital differences among these three phenomena, see Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, "Gender Criticism," in Redrawing the Boundaries, ed. Stephen Greenblatt and Giles Gunn (New York: MLA, 1992), 271302. 8. In Carl Morse and Joan Larkin, Gay and Lesbian Poetry in Our Times: An Anthology (New York: St.

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