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The B word : bisexuality in contemporary film and television

Author: Maria San Filippo
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Often disguised in public discourse by terms like ""gay, "" ""homoerotic, "" ""homosocial, "" or ""queer, "" bisexuality is strangely absent from queer studies and virtually untreated in film and media criticism. Maria San Filippo aims to explore the central role bisexuality plays in contemporary screen culture, establishing its importance in representation, marketing, and spectatorship. By examining a variety of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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San Filippo, Maria.
B word.
Bloomington ; Indianapolis : Indiana University Press, [2013]
(DLC) 2012042177
(OCoLC)809762101
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Maria San Filippo
ISBN: 0253008921 9780253008923
OCLC Number: 840267124
Notes: Based on the author's thesis (doctoral)--University of California, Los Angeles.
Awards: Winner of Lambda Literary Award 2014
Description: 1 online resource (x, 281 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Prologue: Chasing amy and bisexual (in)visibility --
Introduction: binary trouble and compulsory monosexuality --
Unthinking monosexuality: bisexual representability in art cinema --
Power play/s: bisexuality as privilege and pathology in sexploitation cinema --
Of cowboys and cocksmen: bisexuality and the contemporary Hollywood bromance --
Bisexuality on the boob tube --
Conclusion: queer/ing bisexuality.
Responsibility: Maria San Filippo.

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