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Sontag and the camp aesthetic : advancing new perspectives

Author: Bruce E Drushel; Brian M Peters
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, 2017.
Series: Media, culture, and the arts.
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This collection uses Susan Sontag's "Notes on `Camp'" as a foundation from which to explore current topics related to camp. It recognizes Sontag's work as significant in spurring examination of the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sontag and the camp aesthetic
Lanham : Lexington Books, 2017
(DLC) 2017017960
Named Person: Susan Sontag; Susan Sontag; Susan Sontag
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce E Drushel; Brian M Peters
ISBN: 9781498537766 1498537766
OCLC Number: 966946028
Description: pages cm.
Contents: Introduction : Some notes on "notes" / Brian M. Peters and Bruce E. Drushel --
Voyage to Camp Lesbos : pulp fiction and the shameful lesbian "Sicko" / Barbara Jane Brickman --
Queer ideology in the novels of Joe Keenan / Robert Kellerman --
Authentic artifice : Dolly Parton's negotiations of Sontag's camp / Emily Deering Crosby and Hannah Lynn --
Diva worship as a queer poetics of waste in D. Gilson's Brit lit / Chris Philpot --
Camping in the closet : Susan Sonntag and the construction of the celebrity persona / Tim Cusack --
Vicious camp : performance, artifice, and incongruity / Bruce E. Drushel --
"Excuse my beauty!" Camp referencing and memory activation on RuPaul's drag race / Carl Schottmiller --
Everything is bigger in Texas : camp and the queerly normal in Greater Tuna / Elizabeth M. Melton --
"I's got to get me some education!" Class and the camp-horror nexus in House of 1000 corpses / Olivia Oliver-Hopkins --
Batman and the aesthetics of camp / Lauren Levitt --
Prison camp : aesthetic style as social practice in Orange is the new black / Thomas Piontek --
Camp, androgyny, and 1990 : the post-gendered spaces of Vogue / Brian M. Peters --
Pretty is not enough : notes for a grotesque camp / Michael V. Perez.D
Series Title: Media, culture, and the arts.
Responsibility: edited by Bruce E. Drushel and Brian M. Peters.

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Camp is not dead! This wonderful new volume explores its persistent effects on contemporary culture, from Dolly Parton to Madonna and from RuPaul's Drag Race to House of 1000 Corpses. Drushel and Read more...

 
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