By Casey Charles

ISBN-10: 1138271764

ISBN-13: 9781138271760

ISBN-10: 1409444066

ISBN-13: 9781409444060

serious Queer stories examines modern movies and documentaries that dramatize the intersection of legislation and queer existence, interpreting the results of criminal doctrines-jury choice, undesirable sexual enhance, negligence, hate crimes, and homosexual marriage-on the creation and reception of queer movie and fiction. Exploring the interplay of those discourses via discussing internationally-known American movies, the ebook demonstrates how the legislation keeps its carry over the queer topic via selling definite ideological fictions and conversely how movie and literature draw upon the fabric realities of queer criminal prestige to dramatize conflicts among legislation and the marginalized topic. severe Queer reviews synthesizes queer reviews, legislation and literature, and movie reports, enticing those fields to teach how the fight for homosexual and lesbian rights has motivated the creation of movie and fiction.

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