In a queer time and place : transgender bodies, subcultural lives (Book, 2005) [Alabama State University Library]
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In a queer time and place : transgender bodies, subcultural lives

In a queer time and place : transgender bodies, subcultural lives

Author: Jack Halberstam
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, [2005] ©2005
Series: Sexual cultures.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a Queer Time and Place opens with a probing analysis of the life and death of Brandon Teena, a young transgender man who was brutally murdered in small-town Nebraska. After looking at mainstream representations of the transgender body as exhibited in the media frenzy surrounding this highly visible case and the Oscar-winning film based on Brandon's story, Boys Don't Cry, Halberstam turns her attention to the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: études diverses
Named Person: Brandon Teena; Brandon Teena; Brandon Teena; Brandon Teena
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Halberstam
ISBN: 0814735843 9780814735848 0814735851 9780814735855
OCLC Number: 56413383
Awards: Short-listed for Lambda Literary Awards (Transgender) 2005
Description: viii, 213 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Queer temporality and postmodern geographies --
The Brandon archive --
Unlosing Brandon : Brandon Teena, Billy Tipton and transgender biography --
The transgender gaze --
Technotopias : visual culture and ambiguous embodiment --
Oh behave! Austin Powers and the Drag Kings --
What's that smell? Queer temporalities and subcultural lives.
Series Title: Sexual cultures.
Responsibility: Judith Halberstam.

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Examines the significance of the transgender body in a provocative collection of essays on queer time and space  Read more...
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"This small seductive book pours warmth as Halberstam confesses and connects movements of pop culture and high art to a deeper understanding of the potentials of the body. She includes us in her Read more...

 
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