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Queer Ricans

Lawrence M. La Fountain-Stokes

Queer Ricans

cultures and sexualities in the diaspora

by Lawrence M. La Fountain-Stokes

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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Minority gays -- United States,
  • Puerto Ricans -- United States -- Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesCultures and sexualities in the diaspora
    StatementLawrence La Fountain-Stokes.
    SeriesCultural studies of the Americas -- 23
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ76.3.U5 L3 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23174583M
    ISBN 109780816640911, 9780816640928
    LC Control Number2009006991

    An example of this is La Fountain-Stokes’s literary analysis of queer Puerto Ricans and their literature, “Cultura queer y diáspora puertorriqueña” (“Queer Culture and Diasporic Puerto Ricans”), in which he traces movement of “queer Ricans” and their work. Queer Ricans is a study of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Puerto Rican migration from a cultural studies perspective. The book includes discussions of the lives and cultural productions (literature, film, cartoons, dance, theater) of Luis Rafael Sánchez, Manuel Ramos Otero, Luz María Umpierre, Frances Negrón-Muntaner, Rose Troche.


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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxvii, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm. Contents: Introduction: On queer diasporas and Puerto Rican migration histories --The persecution of difference --Autobiographical writing and shifting migrant experience --Women's bodies, lesbian passions --Visual happenings.

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Highlighting cultural. In my first book, Queer Ricans: Cultures and Sexualities in the Diaspora (University of Minnesota Press, ), I analyze portrayals of migration, sexual diversity, and gender nonconformity in Puerto Rican cultural productions (such as cartoons, dance theater, film, literature, and performance art) both on the island and in the United States.

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Larry La Fountain Ann Arbor, MI, United States Soy un escritor, académico, y performancero puertorriqueño. He publicado: Uñas pintadas de azul (), Queer Ricans () y Abolición del pato (). Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes (also known as Lola von Miramar) is a Puerto Rican writer, performer, and received his AB from Harvard () & PhD Author: Larry La Fountain.

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