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Queering the Countryside New Frontiers in Rural Queer Studies

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ISBN-10: 1479880582

ISBN-13: 9781479880584

Edition: 2016

Authors: Mary L. Gray, Colin R. Johnson, Brian J. Gilley

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Rural queer experience is often hidden or ignored, and presumed to be alienating, lacking, and incomplete without connections to a gay culture that exists in an urban elsewhere. Queering the Countryside offers the first comprehensive look at queer desires found in rural America from a genuinely multi-disciplinary perspective. This collection of original essays confronts the assumption that queer desires depend upon urban life for meaning. By considering rural queer life, the contributors challenge readers to explore queer experiences in ways that give greater context and texture to modern practices of identity formation. The book’s focus on understudied rural spaces throws into relief the…    
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Book details

List price: $32.00
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 3/15/2016
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 5.98" wide x 8.98" long x 0.87" tall
Weight: 1.254
Language: English

Mary L. Gray is Assistant Professor of Communication and Culture at Indiana University at Bloomington and author of In Your Face: Stories from the Lives of Queer Youth.

Brian J. Gilley isthe Director of the FNECC and an Associate Professor of Anthropology at IndianaUniversity. He is the author of ALonghouse Fragmented: Ohio Iroquis Autonomy in the Nineteenth Century, Becoming Two-Spirit ,and the co-editor, with S. Morgenson, Q. Driscoll and C. Finley of Queer Indigenous Studies .