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e-Book Camp Grounds: Style and Homosexuality download

by David Bergman

ISBN: 0870238787
ISBN13: 978-0870238789
Language: English
Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press; 1st Edition edition (December 14, 1993)
Pages: 312
Category: Social Sciences
Subategory: Sociology

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Camp Grounds: Style and . .has been added to your Cart. David Bergman is professor of English at Towson State University and author of Gaiety Transfigured: Gay Self-Representation in American Literature, which was cited by Choice as "a landmark contribution to the developing field of gay studies.

Bergman, David, 1950-. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Cultural studies, Gay studies (Gay men), Gender studies, Literary Criticism, Homosexuality, Sexuality In Literature, Literature - Classics, Criticism, Gay & Lesbian, History and criticism, Gays' writings, Homosexuality and literature, Lifestyles. Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press. Uploaded by Tracey Gutierres on February 5, 2014. SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata). Terms of Service (last updated 12/31/2014).

Style and Homosexuality. Camp Grounds vividly illustrates the pervasiveness and usefulness of camp in literature and other arts, as well as in life, while raising intriguing questions about homosexual style. University of Massachusetts Press. The concept of camp has never been easy to define. combines classic essays and current work to create an echoing chamber in which ideas about this fascinating aspect of gay life and culture reverberate. The book is an exciting and useful contribution to the burgeoning field of gay studies. -Claude Summers, University of Michigan, Dearborn.

The sixteen essays on camp included in this book explore further the relationship between style and homosexuality, showing how camp has made its way into every aspect of our cultural lives: theater, popular music, opera, film, and literature

The sixteen essays on camp included in this book explore further the relationship between style and homosexuality, showing how camp has made its way into every aspect of our cultural lives: theater, popular music, opera, film, and literature. Beginning with an overview of what camp is, where it came from, and how it operates, the chapter addresses topics ranging from the "high camp" of Whitman and Proust to the "low camp" of drag queen culture and gay fanzines.

David F. Greenberg's careful, encyclopedic and important new book argues that homosexuality is only deviant because society has constructed, or defined, it as deviant

David F. Greenberg's careful, encyclopedic and important new book argues that homosexuality is only deviant because society has constructed, or defined, it as deviant. The book takes us over vast terrains of example and detail in the history of homosexuality. University of Chicago Press, 15. 8. 1990 - Počet stran: 635. 1 Recenze. At various times, homosexuality has been considered the noblest of loves, a horrible sin, a psychological condition or grounds for torture and execution. There's no description for this book yet. Published January 1994 by University of Massachusetts Press.

Courtesy Ohio State University Press. Bergman was born in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, and grew up in New York City Camp Grounds: Style and homosexuality. Amherst : University of Massachusets Press, 1993. David Bergman (born 1950) is an American poet and academic. Bergman was born in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, and grew up in New York City. At age 3 1/2, he became partially paralyzed in an accident and was bedridden for 2 years, during which time he began writing He earned a . from Kenyon College, and an . Camp Grounds: Style and homosexuality. The Violet Hour: The Violet Quill and the making of gay culture.

David Bergman (born 1950) is an American writer and English professor at.

David Bergman (born 1950) is an American writer and English professor at Towson University, in Towson, Maryland part of the University System of Maryland. He was born in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, grew up in Laurelton, New York, and graduated from Kenyon College (1972) and earned a P. from Johns Hopkins University (1978). He received the George Elliston Poetry Prize for his work Cracking the Code. Camp Grounds: Style and Homosexuality University of Massachusetts Press, 1993.

Ed. "Camp and the Gay Sensibility. In Camp Grounds: Style and Homosexuality. 157. David Wescott is author of Camping.

The concept of camp has never been easy to define. Derived from the French verb camper, "to pose," it has been variously interpreted as a style that favors exaggeration, an ironic attitude toward the cultural mainstream, and a form of aestheticism that celebrates artifice over beauty. At the same time, camp has been long associated with homosexual culture, or at least with a self-conscious eroticism that questions traditional gender constructions.The sixteen essays on camp included in this book explore further the relationship between style and homosexuality, showing how camp has made its way into every aspect of our cultural lives: theater, popular music, opera, film, and literature. Beginning with an overview of what camp is, where it came from, and how it operates, the chapter addresses topics ranging from the "high camp" of Whitman and Proust to the "low camp" of drag queen culture and gay fanzines. Together they carry forward a conversation that began more than twenty-five years ago, before Stonewall and AIDS, when Susan Sontag published her memorable "Notes on Camp."
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"Sixteen essays explore the relationship between style and homosexuality, showing how camp has made its way into every aspect of cultural life: theater, popular music, opera, film, and literature. Beginning with an overview of what camp is, where it came from, and how it operates, the chapters address topics ranging from the 'high camp' of Whitman and Proust to the 'low camp' of drag queen culture and gay fanzines. No index."--© zebraz

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