The Proud Badge of Shame: Leslie Fiedler's Literary Homonationalism

Ashley Barnes

University of Texas at Dallas

Ashley Barnes is an Assistant Professor at University of Texas - Dallas. Her work has appeared in the Henry James Review, Legacy, and Arizona Quarterly. Her book manuscript focuses on the intersection of emotion and epistemology in nineteenth-century America love stories.


Grounding our panel in the history of Americanist criticism, Ashley Barnes’ paper proposes that Leslie Fiedler’s Love and Death in the American Novel (1960) might be read as a first step toward aesthetic homonationalism.... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Ashley Barnes (University of Texas at Dallas)

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P05 » Genealogies of Homonationalism (08:30 - Thursday, 22nd March, Fiesta III-IV)

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