Modern American Queer History (Critical Perspectives on the Past)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781566398725
  • Publisher: Temple University Press
  • Publication date: 5/28/2001
  • Series: Critical Perspectives On The P Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 312
  • Sales rank: 916,336
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Where Are We to Begin? 3
2 Romantic Friendship 13
3 "Someone to Talk Our Language": Jane Heap, Margaret Anderson, and the Little Review in Chicago 24
4 The New Negro Renaissance, A Bisexual Renaissance: The Lives and Works of Angelina Weld Grimke and Richard Bruce Nugent 36
5 "The Burning of Letters Continues": Elusive Identities and the Historical Construction of Sexuality 51
6 Paula Snelling: A Significant Other 69
7 Homophobia and the Trajectory of Postwar American Radicalism: The Career of Bayard Rustin 79
8 Perverting the Diagnosis: The Lesbian and the Scientific Basis of Stigma 103
9 "A Thought a Mother Can Hardly Face": Sissy Boys, Parents, and Professionals in Mid-Twentieth-Century America 117
10 Something They Did in the Dark: Lesbian and Gay Novels in the United States, 1948-1973 131
11 Rizzo's Raiders, Beaten Beats, and Coffeehouse Culture in 1950s Philadelphia 155
12 Black Feminist Organizations and the Emergence of Interstitial Politics 181
13 Protest and Protestantism: Early Lesbian and Gay Institution Building in Mississippi 198
14 Health Care, the AIDS Crisis, and the Politics of Community: The North Carolina Lesbian and Gay Health Project, 1982-1996 227
15 The Immigrant Infection: Images of Race, Nation, and Contagion in the Public Debates on AIDS and Immigration 253
16 The Myth of Lesbian (In)Visibility: World War II and the Current "Gays in the Military" Debate 271
17 Where Are We Now, Where Are We Going, and Who Gets to Say? 285
About the Contributors 300
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