Diónysos, el Dios queer

Translated title of the contribution: Dionisos, the queer God

Ricardo Espinoza Lolas

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This article tries to show how certain categories of current feminism allow us to “decolonize” what is most characteristic of the Greek world, that is, the gods, in general; and, especially, the god Diónysos. In this way, what Nietzsche pointed out about the god takes on a more innovative and, at the same time, Dionysian nuance. And, for example, the god Diónysos would be better understood if categorized as Queer. That category makes visible the way the god operates performatively, and what is at stake here is how we understand the body; and, ultimately, the human, as articulated with things.

Translated title of the contributionDionisos, the queer God
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)292-321
Number of pages30
StatePublished - 2021
Externally publishedYes


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