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Queer Troublemakers

Author : Prudence Bussey-Chamberlain
ISBN : 9781350079373
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Irreverent and provoking, the figure of the 'queer troublemaker' is a disruptive force both poetically and politically. Tracing the genealogy of this figure in modern avant-garde American poetry, Prudence Bussey-Chamberlain develops innovative close readings of the works of Gertrude Stein, Frank O'Hara, Eileen Myles and Maggie Nelson. Exploring how these writers play with identity, gender, sexuality and genre, Bussey-Chamberlain constructs a queer poetics of flippancy that can subvert ideas of success and failure, affect and affectation, performance and performativity, poetry and being.
Category: Literary Criticism

Deviance Management

Author : Christopher D. Bader
ISBN : 9780520304499
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 21.1 MB
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Deviance Management examines how individuals and subcultures manage the stigma of being labeled socially deviant. Exploring high-tension religious groups, white power movements, paranormal subcultures, LGBTQ groups, drifters, recreational drug and alcohol users, and more, the authors identify how and when people combat, defy, hide from, or run from being stigmatized as “deviant.” While most texts emphasize the criminological features of deviance, the authors’ coverage here showcases the diversity of social and noncriminal deviance. Deviance Management allows for a more thorough understanding of strategies typically used by normalization movements to destigmatize behaviors and identities while contributing to the study of social movements and intra-movement conflict.
Category: Social Science

A Queer Sort Of Materialism

Author : David Savran
ISBN : 0472068369
Genre : Literary Criticism
File Size : 60.86 MB
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An eclectic collection of essays on theater and its decline as highbrow culture, under the influence of theme parks and blockbuster movies
Category: Literary Criticism


Author : John McNally
ISBN : 0877457271
Genre : Fiction
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A new collection of stories, the winner of the 2000 John Simmons Short Fiction Award, from the editor of High Infidelity introduces readers to a colorful cast of troubled and troublesome men living on the edge. Original.
Category: Fiction

Queer Looks

Author : Martha Gever
ISBN : 9781136648250
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 33.91 MB
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Queer Looks is a collection of writing by video artists, filmmakers, and critics which explores the recent explosion of lesbian and gay independent media culture. A compelling compilation of artists' statements and critical theory, producer interviews and image-text works, this anthology demonstrates the vitality of queer artists under attack and fighting back. Each maker and writer deploys a surprising array of techniques and tactics, negotiating the difficult terrain between street pragmatism and theoretical inquiry, finding voices rich in chutzpah and subtlety. From guerilla Super-8 in Manila to AIDS video activism in New York, Queer Looks zooms in on this very queer place in media culture, revealing a wealth of strategies, a plurality of aesthetics, and an artillary of resistances.
Category: Social Science

Olympics Out Of Cobb Spiked

Author : Pat Hussain
ISBN : STANFORD:36105025277398
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Category: Sports & Recreation

Queer City

Author : Craig Johnston
ISBN : STANFORD:36105111307349
Genre : Political Science
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Collection of essays on key political issues facing gay men and women in Sydney. Topics covered include reconciliation, religion, cyber-activism, lobbying, lesbian activisms, the Mardi Gras, HIV/AIDS, pedophilia, media, violence and safety, and Sydney's claim to global queer status. Questions the gay community's social and political achievements. Includes endnotes, notes on contributors, and index. Foreword by Julie McCrossin. Johnston is a writer and social commentator who is an openly gay member of Sydney City Council and co-founder of the Gay Rights Lobby. Van Reyk is a freelance journalist and gay activist who writes on gay politics, HIV/AIDS and gay community issues.
Category: Political Science


Author : Simon Gage
ISBN : 1903318475
Genre : Gays
File Size : 33.1 MB
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Covers a vast range of subjects, from the frivolous to the deadly serious, from issues of image and identity to gay icons and the gay world. It examines the history, struggles and influence to the gay community, and includes a magnificent spread of personalities and superb photo archive.
Category: Gays

Lesbian And Gay Visions Of Ireland

Author : Íde O'Carroll
ISBN : 0304332275
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 46.90 MB
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Here a range of voices of those closely involved in the process of change for lesbians and gays in Ireland engage with the shifts in Irish society and politics. Each writer reflects on their work in the community and envisions what the future holds for lesbian and gay citizens in the Republic.
Category: Social Science