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Extreme DomesticityA View from the Margins$
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Susan Fraiman

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780231166348

Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: January 2019

DOI: 10.7312/columbia/9780231166348.001.0001

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Conclusion

Conclusion

Dwelling-in-Traveling, Traveling-in-Dwelling

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(p.192) Conclusion
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Extreme Domesticity
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Susan Fraiman

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Columbia University Press
DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231166348.003.0008

Cites James Cliffords’s notion of traveling-in-dwelling and dwelling-in-traveling to describe a liminal space where the sheltered and unsheltered meet. Reads Samuel R. Delany’s graphic memoir, Bread & Wine: An Erotic Tale of New York (1999), for its love story between a professor and a homeless man. Concludes with comments on an emblematic image from Catherine Opie’s “Domestic” series: a lesbian couple and their daughter that both invokes and revises traditional notions of home as a place of everyday comfort and routine.

Keywords:   James Clifford, Samuel Delany, graphic memoir, Catherine Opie, lesbian domesticity

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