The lesbian menace

ideology, identity, and the representation of lesbian life

By Inness, Sherrie A.

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978-1-55849-091-8
Publisher
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, c1997.


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Reviewed on June 15, 1997

Since the 1970s, lesbian images in popular culture have increased steadily. Citing specific literary and cinematic works, these two authors provide criticism and analysis of lesbian identity as it has evolved in the mass media. They also share the view that more exposure is not always better, providing ample evidence that much of the information fed to the public through literature and film is a highly stylized, narrow depiction of lesbian life, produced so as not to upset the heterosexual majority. Hoogland (lesbian studies, Univ. of Nijmegan, Netherlands) offers ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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