Televising queer women: a reader

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Palgrave Macmillan, 2008 - Social Science - 251 pages
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This timely collection provides high-quality interdisciplinary essays which address lesbian and bisexual representation in popular television shows such as The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, E.R., Queer as Folk, Sex and the City, The L Word and The O.C.. It also offers a critical introduction to queer women on television and to the scholarship that discusses such representation, and allows a framework for a multiplicity of viewpoints on a variety of topics and series.

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Contents

The Victimized Lesbian
33
The Visual Rhetoric
49
The Questions
65
Copyright

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About the author (2008)

Rebecca Beirne is the author of multiple essays discussing queer representation on television. Her monograph, Lesbians in Television and Text after the Millennium, is forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan. She received her doctorate, which discussed lesbian popular culture, from the University of Sydney, and is presently teaching at the University of Western Sydney.

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