The lesbian South : southern feminists, the women in print movement, and the queer literary canon (Book, 2018) [WorldCat.org]
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The lesbian South : southern feminists, the women in print movement, and the queer literary canon

Author: Jaime Harker
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Much of the scholarship published on gay writers in the American South has focused on men, eliding the vibrant history of lesbian authorship and print culture. In The lesbian South, Jamie Harker explores the literature of lesbian-feminist writers, feminist print culture, presses, and bookstores in the post-1960s American South. Harker argues that lesbian presses and bookstores enabled the development of feminist  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jaime Harker
ISBN: 9781469643359 1469643359 9781469643342 1469643340
OCLC Number: 1022980642
Description: 239 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction. Southern, feminist, queer : the archive of southern lesbian feminism --
Creating a southern lesbian feminist culture : the women in print movement and the battle of the literary --
The radical South : politics and the lesbian feminist imaginary --
Queer sexuality and the lesbian feminist South --
Women's space, queer space : communes, landykes, and queer contact zones in the lesbian feminist South --
Conclusion. Lesfic : alternative publishing, activism, and queer women writers.
Responsibility: Jaime Harker.

Abstract:

"Much of the scholarship published on gay writers in the American South has focused on men, eliding the vibrant history of lesbian authorship and print culture. In The lesbian South, Jamie Harker explores the literature of lesbian-feminist writers, feminist print culture, presses, and bookstores in the post-1960s American South. Harker argues that lesbian presses and bookstores enabled the development of feminist reading and writing communities. These communities both challenged and nurtured lesbian writers, while also encouraging a feminist-inspired racial activism and individual autonomy"--

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