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Queer Popular Culture Literature, Media, Film, and Television

ISBN-10: 0230105599

ISBN-13: 9780230105591

Edition: 2007

Authors: Thomas Peele, Thomas Peele

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Description:

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.
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Book details

List price: $39.99
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 2/15/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 262
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

List of Figures
List of Contributors
Acknowledgments
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
�Reading for It�: 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 �Politics� and Queer Identification in an Online Community in Taiwan
Reconfiguring Differences: Radicalizing Popular Culture Pedagogy
Queering Harry Potter
Index