Queer Fear II Book

Queer Fear II


  • Author : Michael Rowe
  • Publisher : Arsenal Pulp PressLtd
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 312
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015061102557
  • Total Read : 60
  • File Size : 12,9 Mb

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Queer Fear II Summary:

Building on the success of its groundbreaking predecessor, winner of the Queer Horror Award and a finalist for a Spectrum Award and two Lambda Literary Awards, this second volume includes new work by the stars of the first volume. Featured are International Horror Guild Award-winners Gemma Files and Michael Marano, Bram Stoker Award-winners David Nickle and Edo van Belkom, screenwriter Ron Oliver, and Aurora and Nebula Award-winner Robert J. Sawyer alongside fresh new talent and a new story by internationally acclaimed horror writer Poppy Z. Brite.

Fear of a Queer Planet Book
Score: 5
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Fear of a Queer Planet


  • Author : Michael Warner
  • Publisher : U of Minnesota Press
  • Release Date : 1993
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 376
  • ISBN 10 : 0816623341
  • Total Read : 84
  • File Size : 18,9 Mb

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Fear of a Queer Planet Summary:

In recent years, lesbians and gay men have developed a new, aggressive style of politics. At the same time, innovative intellectual energies have made queer theory an explosive field of study. In "Fear of a Queer Planet", Michael Warner draws on emerging new queer politics, and shows how queer activists have come to challenge basic assumptions about the social and political world. Existing traditions of theory - Marxism, cultural studies, psychoanalysis, anthropology, legal theory, nationalism, and antinationalism - have too often presupposed a heterosexual society, as the essays in this volume demonstrate. "Fear of a Queer Planet" suggests a new agenda for social theory. It moves beyond the idea that lesbians and gay men share a minority identity and special interests and that their issues can be subordinated to more general social conflicts. Instead, Warner and the other contributors to this volume show that queer sexualities take many forms, are the subject of many kinds of conflict and struggles, and must be taken as a starting point in thinking about cultural politics. This collection explores the impact of ACT UP, Queer Nation, multiculturalism, the new religious right, outing, queerness, postmodernism, and other shifts in the politics of sexuality. The authors featured speak from different backgrounds of gender, race, nationality, and discipline. Together, they show how struggles over sexuality have profound implications for progressive politics, social theory, and cultural studies. Michael Warner has written extensively on censorship and the public sphere, the construction of American literary history, and the social and political implication of literary theories. He is author of "The Letter of the Republic: Publication and the Public Sphere in Eighteenth-Century America" and co-editor of "The Origins of Literary Studies in America: A Documentary Anthology".

Red X Book

Red X


  • Author : David Demchuk
  • Publisher : Strange Light
  • Release Date : 2021-08-31
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 273
  • ISBN 10 : 9780771025020
  • Total Read : 81
  • File Size : 10,6 Mb

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Red X Summary:

A hunted community. A haunted author. A horror that spans centuries. Men are disappearing from Toronto's gay village. They're the marginalized, the vulnerable. One by one, stalked and vanished, they leave behind small circles of baffled, frightened friends. Against the shifting backdrop of homophobia throughout the decades, from the HIV/AIDS crisis and riots against raids to gentrification and police brutality, the survivors face inaction from the law and disinterest from society at large. But as the missing grow in number, those left behind begin to realize that whoever or whatever is taking these men has been doing so for longer than is humanly possible. Woven into their stories is David Demchuk's own personal history, a life lived in fear and in thrall to horror, a passion that boils over into obsession. As he tries to make sense of the relationship between queerness and horror, what it means for gay men to disappear, and how the isolation of the LGBTQ+ community has left them profoundly exposed to monsters that move easily among them, fact and fiction collide and reality begins to unravel. A bold, terrifying new novel from the award-winning author of The Bone Mother.

Queer Little Nightmares Book

Queer Little Nightmares


  • Author : David Ly
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2022-10-04
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 1551529017
  • Total Read : 80
  • File Size : 19,7 Mb

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Queer Little Nightmares Summary:

A striking and playful anthology of fiction and poetry that removes queer monsters from the subtext and places them front and centre.

October Book

October


  • Author : Michael Rowe
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release Date : 2020-10-20
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 166
  • ISBN 10 : 9781504064781
  • Total Read : 69
  • File Size : 6,8 Mb

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October Summary:

A bullied teen mistakenly summons a powerful demon in this dark fantasy for fans of Robert R. McCammon by the author of Enter, Night. Dark secrets run deep in the isolated, rural town of Auburn, Ontario. But everyone knows about Mikey Childress. Sixteen-year-old Mikey isn’t like the other boys, who play hockey and chase girls. He’s skinny, wears black, reads horror novels, listens to Madonna, and idolizes Hollywood actresses. He’s “different,” and the bullies at school won’t let him forget it. Only his best friend, Wroxy, has any idea of the depths of Mikey’s pain and how desperately he desires to be loved. And not even Wroxy knows what Mikey’s truly capable of—until one night when his abusers go too far. Then all the pain and loneliness inside Mikey push him to make a pact with evil to bring vengeance down upon his enemies. Being a teenager had been a nightmare before, but soon Mikey unleashes something that will make it hell on Earth . . . “Rowe’s talent shines through in this terrifying story of social persecution, black magic, and desire gone horribly wrong.” —Lee Thomas, Bram Stoker and Lambda Literary Award–winning author “Michael Rowe is one of those writers who can swing from the eloquent prose of a Peter Straub to the brutality of a Richard Laymon.” —Monster Librarian

New Queer Horror Film and Television Book

New Queer Horror Film and Television


  • Author : Darren Elliott-Smith
  • Publisher : University of Wales Press
  • Release Date : 2020-10-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 258
  • ISBN 10 : 9781786836274
  • Total Read : 76
  • File Size : 18,8 Mb

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New Queer Horror Film and Television Summary:

This anthology comprises essays that study the form, aesthetics and representations of LGBTQ+ identities in an emerging sub-genre of film and television termed ‘New Queer Horror’. This sub-genre designates horror crafted by directors/producers who identify as gay, bi, queer or transgendered, or works like Jeepers Creepers (2001), Let the Right One In (2008), Hannibal (2013–15), or American Horror Story: Coven (2013–14), which feature homoerotic or explicitly homosexual narratives with ‘out’ LGBTQ+ characters. Unlike other studies, this anthology argues that New Queer Horror projects contemporary anxieties within LGBTQ+ subcultures onto its characters and into its narratives, building upon the previously figurative role of Queer monstrosity in the moving image. New Queer Horror thus highlights the limits of a metaphorical understanding of queerness in the horror film, in an age where its presence has become unambiguous. Ultimately, this anthology aims to show that in recent years New Queer Horror has turned the focus of fear on itself, on its own communities and subcultures.

Love after the End Book
Score: 4
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Love after the End


  • Author : Joshua Whitehead
  • Publisher : arsenal pulp press
  • Release Date : 2020-10-27
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 146
  • ISBN 10 : 9781551528120
  • Total Read : 98
  • File Size : 19,7 Mb

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Love after the End Summary:

Lambda Literary Award winner This exciting and groundbreaking fiction anthology showcases a number of new and emerging 2SQ (Two-Spirit and queer Indigenous) writers from across Turtle Island. These visionary authors show how queer Indigenous communities can bloom and thrive through utopian narratives that detail the vivacity and strength of 2SQness throughout its plight in the maw of settler colonialism’s histories. Here, readers will discover bio-engineered AI rats, transplanted trees in space, the rise of a 2SQ resistance camp, a primer on how to survive Indigiqueerly, virtual reality applications, motherships at sea, and the very bending of space-time continuums queered through NDN time. Love after the End demonstrates the imaginatively queer Two-Spirit futurisms we have all been dreaming of since 1492. Contributors include Darcie Little Badger, Mari Kurisato, Kai Minosh Pyle, David Alexander Robertson, and jaye simpson.

Feminist  Queer  Crip Book
Score: 5
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Feminist Queer Crip


  • Author : Alison Kafer
  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-05-16
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages : 276
  • ISBN 10 : 9780253009418
  • Total Read : 93
  • File Size : 5,6 Mb

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Feminist Queer Crip Summary:

In Feminist, Queer, Crip Alison Kafer imagines a different future for disability and disabled bodies. Challenging the ways in which ideas about the future and time have been deployed in the service of compulsory able-bodiedness and able-mindedness, Kafer rejects the idea of disability as a pre-determined limit. She juxtaposes theories, movements, and identities such as environmental justice, reproductive justice, cyborg theory, transgender politics, and disability that are typically discussed in isolation and envisions new possibilities for crip futures and feminist/queer/crip alliances. This bold book goes against the grain of normalization and promotes a political framework for a more just world.