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Doty argues that films, television, and other forms of mass culture consistently elicit a wide range of queer (sexually liminal) responses, and suggests an interpretive framework for understanding mass culture that stands as a corrective to many standard cultural approaches.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright, Dedication
  2. pp. i-vi
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. ix-x
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  1. Introduction: What Makes Queerness Most?
  2. pp. xi-xx
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  1. ONE: There's Something Queer Here
  2. pp. 1-16
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  1. TWO: Whose Text Is It Anyway? Queer Cultures, Queer Auteurs, and Queer Authorship
  2. pp. 17-38
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  1. THREE: I Love Laverne and Shirley: Lesbian Narratives, Queer Pleasures, and Television Sitcoms
  2. pp. 39-62
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  1. FOUR: The Gay Straight Man: Jack Benny and The Jack Benny Program
  2. pp. 63-80
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  1. FIVE: The Sissy Boy, the Fat Ladies, and the Dykes: Queerness and/as Gender in Pee-wee's World
  2. pp. 81-96
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  1. Afterword: "You Flush It, I Flaunt It!"
  2. pp. 97-104
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 105-136
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 137-147
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780816685035
Related ISBN
9780816622450
MARC Record
OCLC
227038288
Pages
168
Launched on MUSE
2015-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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