Fags, Hags, and Queer Sisters: Gender Dissent and Heterosocial Bonds in Gay Culture

St. Martin's Press (2000)
Abstract
Fags, Hags and Queer Sisters is a provocative account of the importance of women and cross-gender identification in "gay" male culture. It offers a range of cultural readings from Tennessee William's classic A Streetcar Named Desire and Forster's 'gay' novel Maurice through Pulp Fiction , queer lifestyle magazines, Roseanne , slash fan fiction, and Jarman's Edward II to Almodovar's camp classic Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown. Theoretically sophisticated, yet passionate, accessible and opinionated, Fags, Hags and Queer Sisters takes issue with many of the sacred cows of contemporary gay politics, and offers a number of new concepts in lesbian and gay theory.
Keywords Gay men Identity  Gay men Relations with heterosexual women  Gay men in literature  Women in literature  Gays in popular culture  Women in popular culture  Homosexuality, Male Philosophy  Gay culture  Feminist theory
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Call number HQ76.M14 2000
ISBN(s) 0312236379   0312236352
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