Circulating queerness : before the gay and lesbian novel / Natasha Hurley
- Hurley, Natasha
- Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 
- Physical Description:
- xviii, 320 pages ; 22 cm
- Prologue: On the Queer Worlds of Books -- Introduction: Circuits, Lies, and the Queer Novel in America -- Acquired Queerness: The Sexual Life and Afterlife of Typee -- The Stoddard Archive and Its Dissed Contents -- Type Complication and Literary Old Maids -- Reading The Bostonians's History of Sexuality from the Outside In -- Worlds Inside: Afterlives of Nineteenth-Century Types -- Coda: Short Circuits and Untrodden Paths.
- "Challenging the narrative that the gay and lesbian novel came into view in response to the emergence of homosexuality as a concept, Natasha Hurley posits a much longer history of this novelistic genre. She revises our understanding of the history of sexuality, as well as of the processes of producing new concepts and the evolution of new categories of language"--
- 9781517900342 hardcover
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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