Queer Popular Culture Literature, Media, Film, and Television
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This exciting collection brings together work from several disciplines that addresses the politics of queer representation in global contexts. The articles cover many aspects of contemporary culture, including the rise of the queer cowboy, the emergence of lesbian chic, and the expansion of representations of blackness. This accessible volume offers useful analytical tools that will help readers make sense of the problems and promise of queer pop culture.
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 2/15/2011
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
|List of Figures|
|List of Contributors|
|Introduction: Popular Culture, Queer Culture|
|The Three Phases of Ellen: From Queer to Gay to Postgay|
|Queering/Quaring Blackness in Noah's Arc|
|All My (Queer) Children: Disrupting Daytime Desire in Pine Valley|
|Queer as Folk and the Spectacularization of Gay Identity|
|Fashionably Femme: Lesbian Visibility, Style, and Politics in The L Word|
|ï¿½Reading for Itï¿½: Lesbian Readers Constructing Culture and Identity through Textual Experience|
|Reading and Queering Plato in Hedwig and the Angry Inch|
|Diva Interventions: Dana International and Israeli Gender Culture|
|Arse Bandits: Exploring Nostalgic Representations of Queerness in Gangster Films|
|Straight Shooters, Stainless-Steel Stories, and Cowboy Codes: The Queer Frontier and American Identity in a Post-Western World|
|New Queer White Trash Cinema|
|Identity Unmoored: Yaoi in the West|
|Why (not) Queer?: Ambivalence about ï¿½Politicsï¿½ and Queer Identification in an Online Community in Taiwan|
|Reconfiguring Differences: Radicalizing Popular Culture Pedagogy|
|Queering Harry Potter|