Fags, Hags and Queer Sisters Gender Dissent and Heterosocial Bonds in Gay Culture by Stephen Maddison

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Gay Studies,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Gay & Lesbian,
  • Social Science,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Textbooks,
  • Gay men,
  • Gay men in literature,
  • Identity,
  • Relations with heterosexual wo,
  • Relations with heterosexual women,
  • Women in literature,
  • Sociology

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages231
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9782977M
ISBN 100312236379
ISBN 109780312236373

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