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Author Harker, Jaime.
Title Middlebrow queer [electronic resource] : Christopher Isherwood in America / Jaime Harker.
Publication Info. Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-200) and index.
Contents Introduction: Christopher and his readers -- Isherwood's American incarnation and the gay protest novel -- "Too queer to be Quaker": gay protest and camp -- "Fagtrash": pulp paperbacks and Cold War queer readers -- Sixties' literature and the ascension of camp middlebrow -- "A delicious purgatory": sex and "salvation" -- Secret agents and gay identity: Cold War queerness -- Spiritual trash: Hindus, homos, and gay pulp -- Christopher Isherwood, gay liberation, and the question of style.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Isherwood, Christopher, 1904-1986 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Homosexuality in literature.
Gay culture in literature.
Homosexuality and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Literature and society -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Gay men -- Identity.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9780816679133 0816679134 9780816679140 0816679142 (DLC) 2012038000
ISBN 1452939217 (electronic bk.)
9781452939216 (electronic bk.)
9780816679133 (hc : alk. paper)
0816679134 (hc : alk. paper)
9780816679140 (pb : alk. paper)
0816679142 (pb : alk. paper)
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