Gay New York Gender, Urban Culture, and the Making of the Gay Male World, 1890-1940

ISBN-10: 0465026214

ISBN-13: 9780465026210

Edition: N/A

Authors: George Chauncey

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List price: $24.00
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 5/19/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Male (Homo)Sexual Practices and Identities in the Early Twentieth Century
The Bowery as Haven and Spectacle
The Fairy as an Intermediate Sex
Trade, Wolves, and the Boundaries of Normal Manhood
The Forging of Queer Identities and the Emergence of Heterosexuality in Middle-Class Culture
The Making of the Gay Male World
Urban Culture and the Policing of the "City of Bachelors"
Lots of Friends at the YMCA: Rooming Houses, Cafeterias, and Other Gay Social Centers
"Privacy Could Only Be Had in Public": Forging a Gay World in the Streets
The Social World of the Baths
Building Gay Neighborhood Enclaves: The Village and Harlem
The Politics of Gay Culture
The Double Life, Camp Culture, and the Making of a Collective Identity
"Pansies on Parade": Prohibition and the Spectacle of the Pansy
The Exclusion of Homosexuality from the Public Sphere in the 1930s
Epilogue: The Strange Career of the Closet
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