The Queer Sixties by Patricia Juliana Smith

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The Queer Sixties assembles an impressive group of cultural critics to go against the grain of 1960s studies, and proposes new and different ways of the last decade before the closet doors swung open. Imbued with the zeitgeist of the 60s, this playful and powerful collection rescues the persistence of the queer imaginary.
 

About Patricia Juliana Smith

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Patricia Juliana Smith is Assistant Professor of English at UCLA.
 
Published May 14, 1999 by Routledge. 300 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Humor & Entertainment, Travel, Gay & Lesbian, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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Unfortunately, many of the essays are shot through with the jargon of postmodern critical theory (""Solanas's attempt to resignify `scum' in her manifesto must take into account its previous use by dominant discourses""), which may diminish the readership for this notable collection of essays.

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