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C. Riley Snorton: Nobody Is Supposed to Know

C. Riley Snorton: Nobody Is Supposed to Know

Black Sexuality on the Down Low. USA 2014, 200 pp., brochure, € 39.95
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University of Minnesota Press
Since the early 2000s, the phenomenon of the »down low« - black men who have sex with men as well as women and do not identify as gay, queer, or bisexual - has exploded in news media and popular culture, from the »Oprah Winfrey Show« to R & B singer R. Kelly’s hip hopera »Trapped in the Closet«. Most down-low ... Weiterlesen

Ryan R. Thoreson: Transnational LGBT Activism

Ryan R. Thoreson: Transnational LGBT Activism

Working for Sexual Rights Worldwide. USA 2014, 281 pp., brochure, € 39.95
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University of Minnesota Press
The International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) was founded in 1990 as the first NGO devoted to advancing LGBT human rights worldwide. How, this book asks, is that mission translated into practice? What do transnational LGBT human rights advocates do on a day-to-day basis and for whom? Understanding LGBT human rights claims is impossible, Ryan R. Thoreson contends, ... Weiterlesen

Mary Bernstein and Verta Taylor (eds.): The Marrying Kind?

Mary Bernstein and Verta Taylor (eds.): The Marrying Kind?

Debating Same-Sex Marriage Within the Lesbian and Gay Movement. USA 2013, 416 pp., brochure, € 34.99
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University of Minnesota Press
As the fight for same-sex marriage rages across the United States and lesbian and gay couples rush to marriage license counters, the goal of marriage is still fiercely debated within the LGBT community. This book draws on empirical research to examine these debates and how they are affecting marriage equality campaigns. The essays in this volume analyze the rhetoric, strategies, ... Weiterlesen

Jaime Harker: Middlebrow Queer

Jaime Harker: Middlebrow Queer

Christopher Isherwood in America. USA 2013, 203 pp, brochure, € 29.99
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University of Minnesota Press
How could one write about gay life for the mainstream public in Cold War America? Many midcentury gay American writers, hampered by external and internal censors, never managed to do it. But Christopher Isherwood did, and what makes his accomplishment more remarkable is that while he was negotiating his identity as a gay writer, he was reinventing himself as an ... Weiterlesen

Derek Jarman: Jubilee

Derek Jarman: Jubilee

Six Film Scripts. USA 2011, 226 pp., brochure, € 17.79
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University of Minnesota Press
From the early 1970s until his death in 1994, Derek Jarman made scores of films. Assembled here are six of his unforgettable film scripts: »Akenaten«, »Jubilee«, »Bob-Up-A-Down«, »B Movie: Little England/A Time of Hope«, »Neutron«, and »Sod 'Em« - five of these films haven't made it to the screen yet. For some, Jarman was much of a Renaissance man, aggressively ... Weiterlesen

Derek Jarman: Smiling in Slow Motion

Derek Jarman: Smiling in Slow Motion

USA 2011, 392 pp., brochure, € 17.79
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University of Minnesota Press
Written between May 1991 and February 1994, and ending just two weeks before his death from an AIDS-related illness, Derek Jarman's entries in »Smiling in Slow Motion« pick up where »Modern Nature« left off. Friends and enemies are reviewed as he races through the last years painting, filmmaking, gardening, and annoying his targets through his involvement in radical politics. Infused ... Weiterlesen

Lisa L. Moore: Sister Arts

Lisa L. Moore: Sister Arts

The Erotics of Lesbian Landscapes. USA 2011, 244 pp. illustrated, brochure, € 26.30
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University of Minnesota Press - Queer Studies
In the great age of English garden design, 18th-century women working in the »sister arts« of painting, poetry, and landscape gardening adapted the Linnaean system of plant classification and the tradition of the erotic garden to create art with and for other women that celebrated everything from classical friendship to erotic love. In this book, filled with lush illustrations and ... Weiterlesen

Jeffrey Angles: Writing the Love of Boys

Jeffrey Angles: Writing the Love of Boys

Origins of Bishonen Culture in Modernist Japanese Literature. USA 2011, 303 pp. illustrated, brochure, € 33.95
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University of Minnesota Press - Queer Studies
Despite its centuries-long tradition of literary and artistic depictions of love between men, around the fin de siècle Japanese culture began to portray same-sex desire as immoral. This book looks at the response to this mindset during the critical era of cultural ferment between the two world wars. The author focuses on key writers, examining how they experimented with new ... Weiterlesen

Tony Peake: Derek Jarman

Tony Peake: Derek Jarman

USA 2011, 615 pp. with b/w + color photographs, brochure, € 21.99
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University of Minnesota Press
In 1986, at the height of his career, Derek Jarman was rigorously denounced by right-wing censor Mary Whitehead for promoting homosexuality and violence after his earlier films, »Sebastiane« and »Jubilee«, were shown on Channel 4. The attacks were emblematic of the fire the filmmaker drew as a radical artist and sexual provocateur from the beginning of his career in the ... Weiterlesen

Derek Jarman: Dancing Ledge

Derek Jarman: Dancing Ledge

USA 2010, 256 pp., brochure, € 16.95
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University of Minnesota Press
From his sexual awakening in postwar England to life in the sixties and beyond, Derek Jarman tells his life story with the in-your-face immediacy that became his trademark style in both his films and writing. Accompanied by nearly one hundred photographs of Jarman, his friends, lovers, and inspirations, the candid accounts in »Dancing Ledge« provide intimate and incredibly vivid glimpses ... Weiterlesen

Stuart Biegel: The Right to Be Out

Stuart Biegel: The Right to Be Out

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in America's Public Schools. USA 2010, 303 pp., brochure, € 18.30
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University of Minnesota Press - GLBT Studies
Despite significant advances for gay and transgender persons in the U.S., the public school environment remains daunting, even frightening, as evidenced by numerous high-profile incidents of discrimination, bullying, violence, and suicide. Yet efforts to protect the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students and educators, or to enhance curricula to better reflect the experience of differing sexual orientations and ... Weiterlesen

Derek Jarman: Kicking the Pricks

Derek Jarman: Kicking the Pricks

USA 2010, 251 pp. illustrated, brochure, € 16.95
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University of Minnesota Press
The provocative title of the 4th volume of Jarman's journals suggests a look back in anger and defiance of the conventional. It is, but it is also rich in wit, intellect, and a clearly articulated aesthetic. Written while editing his film »The Last of England« and originally entitled that in Britain, this 1st American edition goes by the uncompromising title ... Weiterlesen

Sharon Farmer and Carol B. Pasternack (eds.): Gender and Difference in the Middle Ages

Sharon Farmer and Carol B. Pasternack (eds.): Gender and Difference in the Middle Ages

USA 2003, 354 pp., brochure, € 44.95
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University of Minnesota Press
Nothing less than a rethinking of what we mean when we talk about »men« and »women« of the medieval period, this volume demonstrates how the idea of gender - in the Middle Ages no less than now - intersected in subtle and complex ways with other categories of difference. Responding to the insights of postcolonial and feminist theory, the authors ... Weiterlesen

Christopher Isherwood: My Guru and His Disciple

Christopher Isherwood: My Guru and His Disciple

USA 2001, 340 pp., brochure, € 17.99
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University of Minnesota Press
»>My Guru and His Disciple« is a sweetly modest and honest portrait of Isherwood's spiritual instructor, Swami Prabhavananda, the Hindu priest who guided Isherwood for some thirty years. It is also a book about the often amusing and sometimes painful counterpoint between worldliness and holiness in Isherwood's own life. Sexual sprees, all-night drinking bouts, a fast car ride with Greta ... Weiterlesen

Christopher Isherwood: The World in the Evening

Christopher Isherwood: The World in the Evening

USA 1999, 302 pp., brochure, € 19.95
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University of Minnesota Press
Against the backdrop of World War II, »The World in the Evening« charts the emotional development of Stephen Monk, an aimless Englishman living in California. After his second marriage suddenly ends, Stephen finds himself living with a relative in a small Pennsylvania Quaker town, haunted by memories of his pre-war gay affair with a younger man during a visit to ... Weiterlesen


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