The Rise and Fall of Gay Culture

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Hyperion, May 1, 1997 - Social Science - 288 pages
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The author analyzes contemporary gay culture--from male pin-ups to black leather fetishism to the AIDS memorial quilt--in an effort to trace the effects of increasing acceptance of homosexuality on gay sensibility.

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Defining gay sensibility "strictly as a political response to oppression, and not as an innate characterological predisposition for the arts and aestheticism," Harris measures the effects of ... Read full review


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