Queer Popular Culture: Literature, Media, Film, and Television

Queer Popular Culture: Literature, Media, Film, and Television

by T. Peele
     
 

ISBN-10: 140397490X

ISBN-13: 9781403974907

Pub. Date: 06/08/2007

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US

This collection addresses the politics of queer representation in multiple contexts. Articles cover the rise of the queer cowboy, the emergence of lesbian chic, and the expansion of representations of blackness alongside work on queer, Taiwanese, online communities; a transgender Israeli pop star; and film mimicry in Kerala, India.

Overview

This collection addresses the politics of queer representation in multiple contexts. Articles cover the rise of the queer cowboy, the emergence of lesbian chic, and the expansion of representations of blackness alongside work on queer, Taiwanese, online communities; a transgender Israeli pop star; and film mimicry in Kerala, India.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403974907
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date:
06/08/2007
Edition description:
2007
Pages:
262
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; T.Peele Reading for It: Lesbian Readers Constructing Culture and Identity through Textual Experience; S.Liming New Queer White Trash Cinema; D.Cunningham Arse Bandits: Exploring Nostalgic Representations of Queerness In Gangster Films; S.Mowlabocus Straight Shooters and Cowboy Codes: the Queer Frontier and American Identity in a Post-Western World; Z.Trodd & C.Le Coney Queering/Quaring Blackness in Noah's Arc; G.A.Yep & J.P.Elia Queer as Folk and the Spectacularisation of Gay Identity; G.Porfido Diva Interventions: Dana International and Israeli Gender Culture; A.Ziv Fashionably Femme: Lesbian Visibility, Style and Politics in The L Word; A.Dove-Viebahn All My (Queer) Children: Disrupting Daytime Desire in Pine Valley; C.Leaker Yaoi; M.McHarry Why (not) Queer?: Ambivalence about 'Politics' and Queer Identification in an Online Community in Taiwan; T.He Reading and Queering Plato in Hedwig and the Angry Inch; W.Hsu Ellen DeGeneres: Public Lesbian Number One; J.Reed Pushing the Boundaries of Basic Writing's Frontier: Using Media Representations of Gay Culture to Teach Basic Writers; L.Gray-Rosendale & K.Birnley From Lavender Jane Loves Women to Queer Eye for the Straight Guy: On the Uses of Queer Culture in the Interdisciplinary Classroom; D.DeMuth & S.Barnes

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