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Title The queer sixties / edited by Patricia Juliana Smith
Published New York : Routledge, 1999
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Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 272 pages) : illustrations
Contents Pulp politics: strategies of vision in pro-lesbian pulp novels, 1955-1965 / Yvonne Keller -- The cultural work of sixties gay pulp fiction / David Bergman -- New York school's "out": Andy Warhol presents dumb and dumber / Kelly Cresap -- The "sweet assassin" and the performative politics of SCUM Manifesto / Laura Winkiel -- A perfectly developed playwright: Joe Orton and homosexual reform / Francesca Coppa -- "You don't have to say you love me": the camp masquerades of Dusty Springfield / Patricia Juliana Smith -- "Give us a kiss": queer codes, male partnering, and the Beatles -- "I am with you, little minority sister" Isherwood's queer sixties / Joseph Bristow -- L.A. women: Jim Morrison with John Rechy / Ricardo L. Ortiz -- "(W)right in the faultlines": the problematic of identity in William Wyler's The children's hour / Jennifer A. Rich -- Liberalism, libido, liberation: Baldwin's Another country / William A. Cohen -- The queer frontier / Blake Allmendinger -- Producing identity: from The boys in the band to gay liberation / William Scroggie -- Myra Breckinridge and the pathology of heterosexuality / Douglas Eisner
Summary A group of cultural critics propose new and different ways of examining the queer cultural and subcultural expression of the Sixties, the last decade before the closet doors swung open. They reveal the queer in a range of artists and personalities
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Gay men in literature.
Gays -- English-speaking countries -- Intellectual life
Gays' writings, American -- History and criticism.
Gays' writings, English -- History and criticism
Homosexuality and literature -- English-speaking countries -- History -- 20th century
Lesbians in literature.
Nineteen sixties.
Populaire cultuur.
American literature.
English literature.
Gay men in literature.
Gays' writings, American.
Gays' writings, English.
Homosexuality and literature.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- American -- General.
Lesbians in literature.
Nineteen sixties.
English-speaking countries.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Smith, Patricia Juliana.
ISBN 1136683615
Other Titles Queer 60s