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Margaret Mead made me gay : personal essays, public ideas

Author: Esther Newton
Publisher: Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 2000.
Series: Series Q.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Duke backfile.
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A collection of essays by a pioneering queer anthropologist.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Newton, Esther.
Margaret Mead made me gay.
Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 2000
(DLC) 00029400
(OCoLC)43662150
Named Person: Esther Newton; Esther Newton; Esther Newton
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Esther Newton
ISBN: 9780822381341 0822381346
OCLC Number: 654253185
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Awards: Short-listed for Lambda Literary Awards (Lesbian Studies) 2000
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 328 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Foreword: The Butch Anthropologist Out in the Field / Judith Halberstam --
Foreword: On Being Different: An Appreciation / William L. Leap --
PART I: DRAG AND CAMP. From the Appendix to Mother Camp, Field Methods (1972). Role Models (1972) Preface to the Phoenix Edition of Mother Camp (1979). Theater: Gay Anti-Church: More Notes on Camp (1992 /1999). Dick(less) Tracy and the Homecoming Queen: Lesbian Power and Representation in Gay Male Cherry Grove (1996) --
PART II: LESBIAN-FEMINISM. High School Crack-up (1973). Marginal Woman/ Marginal Academic (1973). The Personal Is Political: Consciousness Raising and Personal Change in the Women's Liberation Movement (with Shirley Walton; 1971). Excerpt from Womenfriends (with Shirley Walton; 1976). Will the Real Lesbian Community Please Stand Up? (1982 /1998) --
PART III: BUTCH. The Misunderstanding: Toward a More Precise Sexual Vocabulary (with Shirley Walton; 1984). The Mythic Mannish Lesbian: Radclyffe Hall and the New Woman (1984). Beyond Freud, Ken, and Barbie (1986). My Butch Career: A Memoir (1996) --
PART IV: QUEER ANTHROPOLOGY. DMS: The Outsider's Insider (1995). Too Queer for College: Notes on Homophobia (1987). An Open Letter to "Manda Cesara" (1984). Of Yams, Grinders, and Gays: The Anthropology of Homosexuality (1988). Lesbian and Gay Issues in Anthropology: Some Remarks to the Chairs of Anthropology Departments (1993). My Best Informant's Dress: The Erotic Equation in Fieldwork (1992).
Series Title: Series Q.
Responsibility: Esther Newton.

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Chronicling the development of author's ideas from the excitement of early feminism in the 1960s to friendly critiques of queer theory in the 1990s, this book covers a range of topics such as why we  Read more...
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"This collection-an intellectual genealogy of Newton's work from the last 30 years-reveals the prescience and durability of her earliest writings. . . . Her newer pieces prove just as stimulating and Read more...

 
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