Low Theory (Introduction to "The Queer Art of Failure")

This is a translation to Ukrainian of the Introduction to "The Queer Art of Failure" by Judith Halberstam (Duke University Press, 2011). To read the Ukrainian version, please click on the language switch button above.

Judith Halberstam argues that contemporary understanding of success and failure should be historicized. The healthy critique of static models of success is crucial in seeking alternative ways of social interactions, other than those already prescribed to the liberal and consumer subject. “Failure offers different rewards,” Halberstam says. About spongy relation to life, read the Introduction to “The Queer Art of Failure” in Ukrainian. 


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