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Queering Teen Culture: Same Sex Desire in Film and Television

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 Queering Teen Culture analyzes more than 200 movies and TV shows to uncover who Frankie Avalon's character was really in love with in those beach movies and why Leif Garrett became a teen idol in the 1970s.  Queering Teen Culture looks beyond the litany to find out when adults became so insistent about teenage sexual desire and finds evidence of same-sex desire, romantic interactions, and identities that, according to the dominant ideology, do not and cannot exist. This provocative book examines the careers of male performers whose teenage roles made them famous (including Ricky Nelson, Pat Boone, Fabian, and James Darren) and discusses examples of lesbian desire (including I Love Lucy and Laverne and Shirley).  Queering Teen Culture is an essential read for academics working in cultural and gay studies, and for anyone else with an interest in popular culture.
2006, Taylor and Francis, Paperback

Used: Very Good condition. No inscription or marks and only minor wear. 

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Author(s):
Jeffrey Dennis
Condition:
Used: very good
EAN-13:
9781560233497
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9781560233497
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
226
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis

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 Queering Teen Culture analyzes more than 200 movies and TV shows to uncover who Frankie Avalon's character was really in love with in those beach movies and why Leif Garrett became a teen idol in the 1970s.  Queering Teen Culture looks beyond the litany to find out when adults became so insistent about teenage sexual desire and finds evidence of same-sex desire, romantic interactions, and identities that, according to the dominant ideology, do not and cannot exist. This provocative book examines the careers of male performers whose teenage roles made them famous (including Ricky Nelson, Pat Boone, Fabian, and James Darren) and discusses examples of lesbian desire (including I Love Lucy and Laverne and Shirley).  Queering Teen Culture is an essential read for academics working in cultural and gay studies, and for anyone else with an interest in popular culture.
2006, Taylor and Francis, Paperback

Used: Very Good condition. No inscription or marks and only minor wear. 

Author(s):
Jeffrey Dennis
Condition:
Used: very good
EAN-13:
9781560233497
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9781560233497
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
226
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis

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