Queer images : a history of gay and lesbian film in America /

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Bibliographic Details
Author / Creator:Benshoff, Harry M., 1963-
Imprint:Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Pub., c2006.
Description:1 online resource (viii, 321 p.).
Language:English
Series:Genre and beyond
Genre and beyond.
Subject:Homosexuality in motion pictures.
Gays in motion pictures.
Homosexuality and motion pictures.
Motion pictures -- United States.
Homosexualité au cinéma.
Homosexuels au cinéma.
Homosexualité et cinéma.
Cinéma -- États-Unis.
Gays in motion pictures.
Homosexuality and motion pictures.
Homosexuality in motion pictures.
Motion pictures.
PERFORMING ARTS -- Film & Video -- Reference.
Homosexualität
Homoseksualiteit.
Films.
Film.
Performing Arts.
Gay/Lesbian Interest.
United States.
USA.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
History.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11183148
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Other authors / contributors:Griffin, Sean.
ISBN:9780742568570
0742568571
0742519716 (cloth : alk. paper)
0742519724 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780742519725
9780742519718
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Restrictions unspecified
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Summary:'Queer Images' chronicles the representation of lesbian, gay, bisexual and queer sexualities over 100 years in American film. This book explores not only the ever-changing images of queer characters onscreen, but also the work of queer filmmakers and thecultural histories of queer audiences.
Other form:Print version: Queer images Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Pub., c2006. 0742519716 (cloth : alk. paper)
Table of Contents:
  • What is queer film history?
  • From pansies to predators, queer characters in early American cinema
  • Discreet charms, queer filmakers in classical Hollywood
  • "Those wonderful people out there in the dark", queer audiences and classical Hollywood cinema
  • Fear and loathing in postwar Hollywood
  • Exploitation or art?, queer films beyond Hollywood
  • Hollywood and the sexual revolution
  • Producing pride, queers make movies
  • Out of the closet and into the art house
  • A matter of life and death, AIDS, activism, film and video
  • Hollywood is burning, new queer cinema
  • Queer eye for the straight Hollywood executive
  • Queer independent film at the turn of the millennium.