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Law and sexuality in Tennessee Williams's America

Author: Jacqueline O'Connor
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Copublished by the Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., Madison [New Jersey] : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2016. 2016.
Series: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press series in law, culture, and the humanities.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book explores the diverse representation of sexualities in Tennessee Williams's texts and argues for his creative response to the increase, prior to and following World War II, in criminal prosecution of transgressive sexual activity. It expands longstanding scholarly assessments of Williams's work, using the law as a framework to assess this writer's role as a cultural, political, and legal force  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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O'Connor, Jacqueline.
Law and sexuality in Tennessee Williams's America.
Madison [New Jersey] : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2016
(DLC) 2016021138
Named Person: Tennessee Williams; Tennessee Williams
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jacqueline O'Connor
ISBN: 9781611478945 1611478944
OCLC Number: 951624087
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: AcknowledgmentsIntroduction: Illegal Bodies1. Privacy and Identity2. The Power of Disgust3. The Fugitive Kind4. The Politics of RecognitionConclusion: With Dignity for AllBibliography
Series Title: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press series in law, culture, and the humanities.
Responsibility: by Jacqueline O'Connor.

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"This book explores the diverse representation of sexualities in Tennessee Williams's texts and argues for his creative response to the increase, prior to and following World War II, in criminal prosecution of transgressive sexual activity. It expands longstanding scholarly assessments of Williams's work, using the law as a framework to assess this writer's role as a cultural, political, and legal force participating in the normalization of diverse sexualities, during his lifetime and beyond."--

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