Strategies of Deviance

Studies in Gay Male Representation

by Earl Jackson Jr.

Published by: Indiana University Press

6.12 x 9.25 in

  • eBook
  • 9780253115232
  • Published: June 1995


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"Juxtaposing the narrative strategies of Freud, Wilde and Jarman; film pornography and Almodovar; and Dennis Cooper, Robert Glück and Kevin Killian, Jackson offers a delightfully intelligent and inventive reappraisal of key issues in gay representation." —Gay Times

"A major event in gay cultural theory. . . . the feat of critical imagination is absolutely stunning in its scope and power. [This book] will be definitive in laying out the issues for subsequent writers in gay theory." —David M. Halperin

Earl Jackson examines visual and narrative texts from a variety of genres, including case histories, pornography, science fiction, and experimental prose.