Beautiful Bottom, Beautiful Shame: Where 'Black' Meets 'Queer'

Beautiful Bottom, Beautiful Shame: Where 'Black' Meets 'Queer'

by Kathryn Bond Stockton
     
 

The relationship between black queer subjects and debasement as portrayed within popular culture texts and films.

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Overview

The relationship between black queer subjects and debasement as portrayed within popular culture texts and films.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822337966
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
07/28/2006
Series:
Series Q
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction Embracing Shame: “Black” and “Queer” in Debasement 1

1. Cloth Wounds, or When Queers Are Martyred to Clothes: Debasements of a Fabricated Skin 39

2. Bottom Values: Anal Economics in the History of Black Neighborhoods 67

3. When Are Dirty Details and Scenes Compelling? Tucked in the Cuts of Interracial Anal Rape 101

4. Erotic Corpse: Homosexual Miscegenation and the Decomposition of Attraction 149

5. Prophylactics and Brains: Slavery in the Cybernetic Age of AIDS 177

Conclusion: Dark Camp: Behind and Ahead 205

Notes 223

Bibliography 257

Index 265

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