The Culture of Queers / Edition 1

The Culture of Queers / Edition 1

by Richard Dyer
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Taylor & Francis
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The Culture of Queers / Edition 1

This study of gay male culture from the early gay liberation movement to today's 'post-queer' environment explores key topics such as fashion, vampires, film noir and even stars like Rock Hudson and Charles Hawtrey

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ISBN-13: 9780415223768
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/28/2001
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. The Politics of Gay Culture (with Derek Cohen) 3. Believing in Fairies: The Author and the Homosexual 4. Gay Misogyny 5. It's Being So Camp as Keeps Us Going 6. Dressing the Part 7. It's in His Kiss: Homosexuality as Vampirism, Vampirism as Homosexuality 8. Queer Noir 9. Coming Out as Going In 10. L'Air De Paris: No Place for Homosexuality 11. Charles Hawtrey: Carrying on Regardless 12. Rock Hudson: The Last Guy You'd Have Figured? 13. Reading Fassbinder's Sexual Politics 14. Idol Thoughts: Orgasm and Self-reflexivity in Gay Pornography 15. Homosexuality and Heritage

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