21st-century Gay Culture

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David A. Powell
Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Jan 1, 2008 - Social Science - 156 pages
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21st-Century Gay Culture offers a collection of essays on the state of queer culture and queer studies at the beginning of the millennium. Authors from a variety of fields and specialties investigate topics concerning the ever fluid nature of labels and definitions in the LGBTQQA+ world. Issues include queer African-Americans, same-sex marriage, French gay culture, closeted and semi-closeted queers, among others.

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Contents

Allen Ginsberg Herbert Marcuse and the Politics of Eros
13
The GayLeft Nexus In Daniel Guenns
29
The Dictatorship of Masculinity
53
One Big Queer European Family? Immigration in Contemporary
71
Pedagogy and Modes of Cultural Production
87
SameSex Marriage and the Memory Crisis
105
Notes
117
Bibliography
139
Index
153
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About the author (2008)

David A. Powell is Director of LGBT Studies at Hofstra University. He is a specialist in 19th-century French literature, specifically on George Sand and representations of music, and has published on queer themes in Paul Verlaine and Michel Tremblay.

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