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Author McRuer, Robert, 1966-
Title The queer renaissance : contemporary American literature and the reinvention of lesbian and gay identities / Robert McRuer.
Imprint New York : New York University Press, [1997]
©1997

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  PS153.G38 M38 1997    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  PS153.G38 M38 1997    AVAILABLE  
Author McRuer, Robert, 1966-
Subject Gays' writings, American -- History and criticism.
Homosexuality and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Literature and society -- United States -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Gender identity in literature.
Lesbians in literature.
Gay men in literature.
United States -- Civilization -- 1970-
Description xi, 257 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-248) and index.
Contents Boys' own stories and new spellings of my name : coming out and other myths of queer positionality -- Queer locations/queer transformations -- Unlimited access? : queer theory in the borderlands -- Queer identities in a crisis -- Epilogue : post-queer?
ISBN 0814755542 (clothbound : acid-free paper)
0814755550 (paperbound : alk. paper)
OCLC # 36017253
Table of Contents
 Preface 
 Acknowledgments 
 Introduction: Reading the Queer Renaissance1
Ch. 1Boys' Own Stories and New Spellings of My Name: Coming Out and Other Myths of Queer Positionality32
Ch. 2Queer Locations/Queer Transformations69
Ch. 3Unlimited Access?: Queer Theory in the Borderlands116
Ch. 4Queer Identities in a Crisis155
 Epilogue: Post-Queer?205
 Notes215
 Works Cited237
 Index249


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