Closet Space: Geographies of Metaphor from the Body to the Globe

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Taylor & Francis, Aug 10, 2000 - Science - 192 pages
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Is the closet just a metaphor? Closet Space provides a highly original account of the spatial metaphor of "the closet", and is the first geography text to focus on this important issue. Using a variety of research techniques and materials, the book explores the closet through texts including:
* the oral histories of gay men in the UK and US
* the sexualised landscape of a New Zealand city
* the national census of Britain and the US
* international travel guides and travelogues
and refers to the work of Butler, Lefebvre and Foucault.

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Michael P. Brown, PhD, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

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