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Straight with a twist : queer theory and the subject of heterosexuality

Author: Calvin Thomas; Joseph O Aimone; Catherine A F MacGillivray
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers a refreshing look at the relation between queer theory and critical examinations of the construction of heterosexuality. Seeking to proliferate the findings and insights of queer theory, this  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Straight with a twist.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2000
(DLC) 99006072
(OCoLC)40744283
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Calvin Thomas; Joseph O Aimone; Catherine A F MacGillivray
OCLC Number: 607390612
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (290 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Straight with a twist: queer theory and the subject of heterosexuality / Calvin Thomas --
In theory if not in practice: straight feminism's lesbian experience / Jacqueline Foertsch --
How I became a queer heterosexual / Clyde Smith --
Staging the self: queer theory in the composition classroom / Lauren Smith --
"Kissing the boar:" queer Adonis and critical practice / Goran Stanivukovic --
Robert Audley's secret: male homosocial desire and "going straight" in Lady Audley's Secret / Richard Nemesavari --
Cross-confessing: Updike's erect faith in A month of Sundays / John N. Duvall --
The fascination of the lesbian fetish: a perverse possibility across the body of Dorothy Allison's Bastard out of Carolina / Mary M. Wiles --
"Not that there's anything wrong with that": reading the queer in Seinfeld / Katherine Gantz --
Mediating the taboo: the straight lesbian gaze / Jane Garrity --
Undressing crazy Jane: queer acts from Yeats to Hollywood and mine / Joseph O. Aimone.
Responsibility: edited by Calvin Thomas ; with the assistance of Joseph O. Aimone and Catherine A.F. MacGillivray.

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