Taking up such issues as mainstreaming, the male gaze, and female masculinity, this book puts forward provocative readings of little explored texts and offers new insights into the contemporary representation of lesbians.
|Publisher:||Palgrave Macmillan US|
|Product dimensions:||5.70(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.70(d)|
About the Author
Rebecca Beirne is Lecturer in Film, Media, and Cultural Studies at the University of Newcastle, Australia. She is the author of Lesbians in Television and Text after the Millennium (2008), co-editor (with James Bennett) of Making Film and Television Histories: Australia and New Zealand (2011), and has published multiple essays discussing queer representation in popular culture.
Table of ContentsImage, Sex and Politics: Cultural, Political and Theoretical Contexts Two Babies, a Wedding, and a Man: Queer as Folk and 'The Lesbians' Recycling The L Word Dressing Up, Strapping On, and Stripping Off: Contemporary Lesbian Pornographic Cultural Production Dykes to Watch Out For and the Lesbian Landscape