Bodies and Biases by David William Foster
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Bodies and Biases
By David William Foster

Bodies and Biases

Sexualities in Hispanic Cultures and Literatures

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Bodies and Biases by David William Foster

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Looking at a wide range of cultural practices and artefacts, including television, popular music, and pornography, this text addresses representations of sexual behaviour and collective identity, homosexuality, and ideologies of gender in historical and contemporary Hispanic culture. Topics include cross-dressing on the 17th-century Spanish stage, gay life in Cuba and Mexico, a butch-femme reading of Peri-Rossi's "Solitario de amor", pornography, and gay and lesbian spaces.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780816627714
ISBN-10: 0816627711
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 24mm)
Pages: 424
Imprint: University of Minnesota Press
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publish Date: 8-Jul-1996
Country of Publication: United States

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