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My butch career : a memoir

Author: Esther Newton
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Esther Newton--a pioneer figure in gay and lesbian studies--tells the compelling and disarming story of her struggle to write, teach, and find love, all while coming to terms with her lesbian identity during one of the worst periods of homophobic persecution in the twentieth century.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Newton, Esther.
My butch career.
Durham : Duke University Press, 2018
(DLC) 2018016914
Named Person: Esther Newton; Esther Newton
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Esther Newton
ISBN: 9781478002727 1478002727
OCLC Number: 1026251283
Description: 1 online resource (x, 274 pages)
Contents: A hard left fist --
A writer's inheritance --
Manhattan tomboy --
California trauma --
Baby butch --
Anthropology of the closet --
Lesbian feminist New York --
The island of women --
In-between dyke --
Paris France --
Butch revisited.
Responsibility: Esther Newton.

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