A Queer Romance: Lesbians, Gay Men and Popular Culture by Paul Burston,Paul Burston Nfa,Colin Richardson PDF

By Paul Burston,Paul Burston Nfa,Colin Richardson

it is the following and it is queer - pop culture inhabits all our lives, even if it is available in the shape of films or magazines, television or purchasing. A Queer Romance brings jointly critics, writers and artists to discuss the possibilites of pop culture for lesbians and homosexual men.
In a set that's in-yer-face yet by no means out-to-lunch, the participants variously revisit debates concerning the gaze to supply a brand new concept of Queer viewing; speak about texts coded as queer - from lesbian vampires to Hollywood's use of homosexual codes in mainstream movies resembling Top Gun and Black Widow; examine the sexual and cultural narratives at play on the earth of domestic buying catalogues; discover the pleasures and perils of homosexual cultural creation, from the appreciably queer film-making of Monika Treut to the wild international of homocore fanzines, and handle the probabilities of texts claiming to be for the homosexual spectator - from pornography `by ladies, for ladies and approximately ladies' to `Out' TV.
The participants to A Queer Romance do not all agree yet, taken jointly, the gathering argues strongly that everybody may have their queer moments.

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