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Island bodies

Rosamond S. King

Island bodies

transgressive sexualities in the Caribbean imagination

by Rosamond S. King

  • 52 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Homosexuality,
  • Homosexuality and music,
  • Sexual minorities,
  • Homosexuality and motion pictures,
  • Interracial marriage,
  • Transgender people,
  • Homosexuality and literature,
  • Social conditions

  • About the Edition

    Island Bodies analyzes cultural production from Caribbean and Caribbean diaspora writers that flouts sexual norms. The chapters focus on how homosexuality, interracial relationships, transgendered people, and women"s sexual agency are portrayed in film, music, and literature.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-250) and index.

    StatementRosamond S. King
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9205.05 .K56 2014
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 261 pages
    Number of Pages261
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27211875M
    ISBN 100813049806, 0813062063
    ISBN 109780813049809, 9780813062068
    LC Control Number2013051132
    OCLC/WorldCa857740684

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