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Locating queerness in the media : a new look

Author: Jane Campbell; Theresa Carilli
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2017]
Series: Media, culture, and the arts.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Locating Queerness in the Media: A New Look examines how media images of the LGBTQ community create a universal consciousness about the existence of queer people, ranging from tragic and villainous to upbeat and courageous. In this book, contributors explore how our media world invites a tension that marginalizes the LGBTQ community. It examines what a queer sensibility means and how the queer community is creating  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Locating queerness in the media.
Lanham : Lexington Books, 2017
(DLC) 2017039852
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Campbell; Theresa Carilli
ISBN: 9781498549059 1498549055 9781498549066 1498549063 9781498549073 1498549071
OCLC Number: 987796943
Description: xiv, 196 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Jane Campbell and Theresa Carilli --
I. Perspectives on queerness and media : Locating queerness in the media: markers of a queer-centric approach to studying media / Theresa Carilli --
A state of the union: LGBTQ representations and the concept of community / Bruce E. Drushel --
II. Locating queerness in television and music : Homophobic tropes, class structure, and queer sexuality: problematizing Downton Abbey's "hot gay villain" / Stephanie L. Young --
Relishing the contradictions: the intentionality of black-ish / Judy l. Isaksen --
Bulldykes don't dance: hand-me-down homophobia and racism in Orange is the new black / Collette Morrow --
Grace and Frankie's "Armagayddon": coming out after 50 in the new millennium / Lori l. Montalbano --
True niggaz ain't quare: an examination of black gay male rappers and hip-hop authenticity / Melvin L. Williams and Verdell A. Wright --
III. Locating queerness in trans-texts : Transitioning stories about transitioning genders: tracing generic forms and their implications in trans autobiographies / Erika M. Thomas --
Being a trans woman & being with a trans woman in Turkish erotic stories: desire as sites of regulation / Ali E. Erol --
IV. Locating queerness in film : Suffocation and desire: The children's hour and Carol / Jane Campbell --
Moving images & affectivities: the multiple subjectivities of Madame Behave / Jamie A. Lee --
A delicate balance: queer masculinities in contemporary Brazilian film / Simone Cavalcante Da Silva.
Series Title: Media, culture, and the arts.
Responsibility: edited by Jane Campbell and Theresa Carilli.

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Locating Queerness in the Media: A New Look delves deep into an understanding of queer sensibility. This collection examines how media images of the LGBTQ community create a universal consciousness  Read more...

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