A Companion to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Studies

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George E. Haggerty, Molly McGarry
Wiley, Apr 15, 2008 - Social Science - 496 pages
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A Companion to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Studies is the first single volume survey of current discussions taking place in this rapidly developing area of study.

  • Recognizing the multidisciplinary nature of the field, the editors gather new essays by an international team of established and emerging scholars
  • Addresses the politics, economics, history, and cultural impact of sexuality
  • Engages the future of queer studies by asking what sexuality stands for, what work it does, and how it continues to structure discussions in various academic disciplines as well as contemporary politics

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About the author (2008)

George E. Haggerty is Professor of English at the University of California, Riverside. His books include Gothic Fiction/Gothic Form (1989), Unnatural Affections: Women and Fiction in the Later Eighteenth Century (1998) and Men In Love: Masculinity and Sexuality in the Eighteenth Century (1999). He has also edited Professions of Desire: Lesbian and Gay Studies in Literature (1995) and Gay Histories and Cultures: An Encyclopedia (2000). His latest book is Queer Gothic (2006).

Molly McGarry is Assistant Professor of History at the University of California, Riverside. She is co-author (with Fred Wasserman) of Becoming Visible and author of Ghosts of Futures Past (2007).

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