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Author King, Rosamond S.,
Title Island bodies : transgressive sexualities in the Caribbean imagination / Rosamond S. King.
Imprint Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2014]

Author King, Rosamond S.,
Subject Homosexuality and literature -- Caribbean Area.
Sexual minorities -- Caribbean Area.
Homosexuality -- Caribbean Area.
Interracial marriage -- Caribbean Area.
Transgender people -- Caribbean Area.
Homosexuality and music -- Caribbean Area.
Homosexuality and motion pictures -- Caribbean Area.
Caribbean Area -- Social conditions.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 261 pages .)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-250) and index.
Contents Introduction: From the foreign-local to the Caribglobal -- The Caribbean trans continuum and backhanded re/presentation -- "El secreto abierto": visibility, confirmation, and Caribbean men who desire men -- "This is you": "Invisibility, " community, and women who desire women -- "Force-ripe": Caribbean women's sexual agency -- One love? Caribbean men and white women.
Summary Island Bodies analyzes cultural production from Caribbean and Caribbean diaspora writers that flouts sexual norms. The chapters focus on how homosexuality, interracial relationships, transgendered people, and women's sexual agency are portrayed in film, music, and literature.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0813048893 (electronic bk.)
9780813048895 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 883166762
Additional Format Print version: King, Rosamond S. Island bodies. Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2014] 9780813049809 0813049806 (DLC) 2013051132

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