Guy Hocquenghem


Born
in Boulogne-Billancourt, France
December 10, 1946

Died
August 28, 1988

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Guy Hocquenghem, essayist and activist, is often considered the father of Queer theory. He was the author of Homosexual Desire (1972) and L'Amour en relief (1982). The Screwball Asses is his first work available from Semiotext(e). ...more

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The Screwball Asses

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Homosexual Desire

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3.90 avg rating — 159 ratings — published 1972 — 16 editions
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The Amphitheater of the Dead

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Love in Relief

3.73 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 1982 — 3 editions
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Colere de L'Agneau

3.83 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1985 — 2 editions
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Eve

3.67 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1987
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Lettre ouverte à ceux qui s...

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Un journal de rêve: Article...

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Beds, Couples, Sexuality, R...

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Le Gay Voyage: Guide Et Reg...

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More books by Guy Hocquenghem…
“Rather than being lovers in order to breathe, we are queer in order to escape asphyxia.”
Guy Hocquenghem, The Screwball Asses

“Leftism dries up whatever it touches.”
Guy Hocquenghem

“Here, we rebuilt the Leftist theater. There, we rebuilt the carnival of stars to assemble the next barricades in evening gowns. Theory for the sake of theory collided with madness for the sake of madness,and they both tried to reconcile themselves in the imperialism of youth and beauty.”
Guy Hocquenghem, The Screwball Asses