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Another Country: Queer Anti-Urbanism (Sexual Cultures) epub ebook

by Scott Herring

Another Country: Queer Anti-Urbanism (Sexual Cultures) epub ebook

Author: Scott Herring
Category: Social Sciences
Language: English
Publisher: NYU Press (June 1, 2010)
Pages: 256 pages
ISBN: 0814737188
ISBN13: 978-0814737187
Rating: 4.4
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In Another Country, Herring responds to gaps that urban-centered studies have left opened in queer histories. Country Women and comparing them to the newly emergent Advocate.

In Another Country, Herring responds to gaps that urban-centered studies have left opened in queer histories. Herring's work evidences a fierce commitment to existing queer on narratives, favoring the backward, rustic and unfashionable, and embracing these stereotypes for their own subversively disruptive potentials. His quality content analysis and skillful ability to anticipate counter-arguments and avoid intellectual pitfalls keeps the reader on her toes. Jaime Cantrell,Feminist Formations.

In Another Country, Herring responds to gaps that . Reading across the genres of literature, print and visual media, photography, and fashion, Scott Herring not only complicates the queer’s move from rural to urban space, but also the ways in which queers in ‘othered’ spaces enact an anti-urbanism through their own ‘rural stylistics. Another Country is fierce!

Another Country : Queer Anti-Urbanism. Part of the Sexual Cultures Series). The metropolis has been the near exclusive focus of queer scholars and queer cultures in America.

Another Country : Queer Anti-Urbanism. Asking us to look beyond the cities on the coasts, Scott Herring draws a new map, tracking how rural queers have responded to this myopic mindset.

Another Country book. Another Country: Queer Anti-Urbanism.

Scott Herring teaches in the Department of English at Indiana University. Another Country: Queer Anti-Urbanism Sexual Cultures (Том 21). Автор. He is the author of Queering the Underworld: Slumming, Literature, and the Undoing of Lesbian and Gay History.

Home Browse Books Book details, Another Country: Queer Anti-Urbanism. Interweaving a wide range of disciplines- art, media, literature, performance, and fashion studies- he develops an extended critique of how metronormativity saturates LGBTQ politics, artwork, and criticism.

The metropolis has been the near exclusive focus of queer scholars and queer cultures in America.

Impassioned and provocative, Another Country expands the possibilities of queer studies beyond its city limits. Herring leads his readers from faeries in the rural Midwest to photographs of white supremacists in the deep South, from Roland Barthes’s obsession with Parisian fashion to a graphic memoir by Alison Bechdel set in the Appalachian Mountains, and from cubist paintings in Lancaster County to lesbian separatist communes on the northern California coast.

Queer anti-urbanism is a term used within the field of queer studies to describe theoretical viewpoints which challenge the validity of the assertion that queer identity/practice(s) is inseparable from the urban.

Queer anti-urbanism is a term used within the field of queer studies to describe theoretical viewpoints which challenge the validity of the assertion that queer identity/practice(s) is inseparable from the urban

The metropolis has been the near exclusive focus of queer scholars and queer cultures in America

The metropolis has been the near exclusive focus of queer scholars and queer cultures in America. Interweaving a wide range of disciplines-art, media, literature, performance, and fashion studies-he develops an extended critique of how metronormativity saturates LGBTQ politics, artwork, and criticism. To counter this ideal, he offers a vibrant theory of queer anti-urbanism that refuses to dismiss the rural as a cultural backwater.

The metropolis has been the near exclusive focus of queer scholars and queer cultures in America. Asking us to look beyond the cities on the coasts, Scott Herring draws a new map, tracking how rural queers have responded to this myopic mindset. Interweaving a wide range of disciplines—art, media, literature, performance, and fashion studies—he develops an extended critique of how metronormativity saturates LGBTQ politics, artwork, and criticism. To counter this ideal, he offers a vibrant theory of queer anti-urbanism that refuses to dismiss the rural as a cultural backwater.

Impassioned and provocative, Another Country expands the possibilities of queer studies beyond its city limits. Herring leads his readers from faeries in the rural Midwest to photographs of white supremacists in the deep South, from Roland Barthes’s obsession with Parisian fashion to a graphic memoir by Alison Bechdel set in the Appalachian Mountains, and from cubist paintings in Lancaster County to lesbian separatist communes on the northern California coast. The result is an entirely original account of how queer studies can—and should—get to another country.

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