Scott Herring's Another Country: Queer Anti-Urbanism (Sexual Cultures) PDF

By Scott Herring

The city has been the close to particular concentration of queer students and queer cultures in the USA. Asking us to appear past the towns at the coasts, Scott Herring attracts a brand new map, monitoring how rural queers have spoke back to this myopic attitude. Interweaving a variety of disciplines—art, media, literature, functionality, and type studies—he develops a longer critique of ways metronormativity saturates LGBTQ politics, art, and feedback. To counter this excellent, he bargains a colourful conception of queer anti-urbanism that refuses to push aside the agricultural as a cultural backwater.

Impassioned and provocative, Another Country expands the probabilities of queer stories past its urban limits. Herring leads his readers from faeries within the rural Midwest to pictures of white supremacists within the deep South, from Roland Barthes’s obsession with Parisian type to a picture memoir by way of Alison Bechdel set within the Appalachian Mountains, and from cubist work in Lancaster County to lesbian separatist communes at the northern California coast. the result's a wholly unique account of the way queer reports can—and should—get to a different country.

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