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Queer Times: Christopher Isherwood's Modernity
     

Queer Times: Christopher Isherwood's Modernity

by Jamie M. Carr
 

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This book maps Christopher Isherwood's intellectual and aesthetic reflections from the late 1930s through the late 1970s. Drawing on the queer theory of Eve Sedgwick and the ethical theory of Michel
Foucault, Carr illuminates Isherwood's post-war development of a queer ethos through his focus on the aesthetic, social, and historical politics of the 1930s in his

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This book maps Christopher Isherwood's intellectual and aesthetic reflections from the late 1930s through the late 1970s. Drawing on the queer theory of Eve Sedgwick and the ethical theory of Michel
Foucault, Carr illuminates Isherwood's post-war development of a queer ethos through his focus on the aesthetic, social, and historical politics of the 1930s in his novels Prater Violet (1945),
The World in the Evening (1954), and Down There on a Visit (1962), and in his memoir, Christopher and His Kind: 1929-1939 (1976).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415762922
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/15/2014
Series:
Studies in Major Literary Authors Series
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

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