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12 edition of Queer pulp found in the catalog.

Queer pulp

perverted passions from the golden age of the paperback

by Susan Stryker

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Chronicle Books in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
    • Homosexuality and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
    • Popular literature -- United States -- History and criticism,
    • Gays" writings, American -- History and criticism,
    • Erotic stories, American -- History and criticism,
    • Gays -- United States -- Intellectual life,
    • Paperbacks -- Publishing -- United States,
    • Pulp literature -- History and criticism,
    • Transsexuals in literature,
    • Lesbians in literature,
    • Gay men in literature,
    • Gays in literature,
    • Sex in literature

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 120-124) and index.

      StatementSusan Stryker.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS374.H63 S77 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination128 p. :
      Number of Pages128
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6796957M
      ISBN 100811830209
      LC Control Number00069400

      Brooks Peters, in his blog devoted to gay pulp books, describes buying the novelPretty Boyby Jay Greene when he was a youth. Brooks reveals the titillation and arousal associated with encountering his first pulp novel. In addition to homoerotic content, Peters recognized that “Jay Greene had a perverse genius for contrasting fantasies of gay. Vintage gay pulp sleaze erotic romance paperback books. Overall very good condition, some wear as seen in photos. Please view for condition. Free shipping for any of the gay pulp sleaze books listed. Shipping combined if other items bought with a shipping fee.

        The collection includes several literary antecedents to the lesbian pulp genre (see Radclyffe Hall and Gale Wilhelm, under Secondary Sources); and many books in their original pulp format, as well as several pulps later reprinted in paperback by Naiad Press, Inc. It brings together a diverse range of scholars, methodologies, and reading strategies. The evidence that these essays amass clearly demonstrates the significance of gay pulps for gay literary history, queer cultural studies, and book history.

      A treasure trove of (often hilarious) gay pulp fiction novels from the ’50s to the ’80s after the jump. (via SissyDude). From University of Massachusetts. As a result of a series of court cases, by the mids the U.S. post office could no longer interdict books that contained homosexuality. Gay Pulp Fiction A growing collection of over 4, volumes of gay men's pulp fiction. A small number of lesbian-interest titles are collection began with the acquisition of a large private collection and has been supplemented by works from two other collections of gay literature, the Scott O'Hara Papers, and the James Jackson bequest.


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Queer pulp by Susan Stryker Download PDF EPUB FB2

Mostly a picture-book of paperback novel covers from the golden age of pulp fiction - which included plenty of queer themed books for various audiences. Worth a read, though, for the hidden gems of cheap paperback novels written by literary lights under assumed names, and for the cover art, which runs the gamut from cheesy to campy to sleazy/5.

With chapters covering gay, lesbian, transgender, and bisexually oriented books, a lively overview of the genres, and loads of scorching paperback covers, Queer Pulp reveals the complicated and fascinating history of alternative sexual literature and book publishing/5(6).

Books shelved as gay-pulp: Stud by Phil Andros, Villa of Queens by Alan Fair, Lights Out, Little Hustler by Lance Lester, Purgatory: A Novel of the Civil. From homicidal homos to locked-up lesbians, and almost every sexually dangerous combination Queer pulp book between, Queer Pulp: Perverted Passions from the Golden Age of the Paperback is the first complete expose of queer sexuality in mid-twentieth century paperbacks.

Compellingly written by historian Susan Stryker, Queer Pulp gives a complete overview of the cultural, political, and economic factors /5(2). Description. Queer Fear II builds on the successes of its predecessor, Queer Fear, the groundbreaking gay-themed horror anthology that Gothic.

net called "the best horror anthology of [the year]," which won the Queer Horror Award, and was a finalist for a Spectrum Award and two Lambda Literary Awards.

This second volume includes among its stories new work by some stars of the first volume. 12 Insane Queer Pulp Novel Covers Campy, hilariously strange, awkward, these vintage covers are reminders of how far we've come from outdated LGBT stereotypes.

A gay. 1, pulp novels as free e-books. Follow Us Twitter / Facebook / RSS. I don't remember how I found out about Munseys. It's a website with links to thousands of out-of-print books.

Warning: The covers in this post contain slightly NSFW imagery and some highly non-P.C. terms. The '50s and '60s were a popular time for sleaze novels, and.

Gay male pulp fiction, as it is now known, was a key element in the evolution of a diverse gay male identity and self-expression in the U.S.

Using Stonewall National Museum America’s extensive archival collection, this exhibition highlights several late 20th-century authors and contextualizes their books as cultural artifacts within the rise.

Gay pulp fiction or gay pulps, refers to printed works, primarily fiction, that include references to male homosexuality, specifically male gay sex, and that are cheaply produced, typically in paperback books made of wood pulp paper; lesbian pulp fiction is similar work about women.

Michael Bronski, the editor of an anthology of gay pulp writing, notes in his introduction, "Gay pulp is not an. Lesbian pulp fiction is a genre of lesbian literature that refers to any midth century paperback novel or pulp magazine with overtly lesbian themes and content.

Lesbian pulp fiction was published in the s and 60s by many of the same paperback publishing houses as other genres of fiction including westerns, romances, and detective fiction. [clarification needed] Because very little other.

Stryker accomplishes bridging the gap between the social atmosphere of the golden age and covering the different genres of books typically associated with "queer" (i.e. bisexuality, transexuality, and homosexuality) while giving a plethora of examples in each category.

You just might find a pulp in this book you must read/5(6). Susan Stryker's book remains essential for understanding the wide array of pulp paperbacks featuring queer content, with chapters dedicated to gay, lesbian, bisexual, and trans pulps. Stryker provides historical and critical context for various subgenres, as well as covers and brief commentary on over : Robin Kear.

This book and its successor, Queer Pulp, were each nominated for a Lambda Literary Award. [16] In the critical survey Queer Pulp: Perverted Passions from the Golden Age of the Paperback (Chronicle Books ), Stryker turned her attention to the lesbian pulp fiction and gay male pulp fiction published in the United States from the s through.

Gay Pulp in the Deep South. Home. About. Background, credits, and contact information. Gallery. Unique artwork including folk paintings, history-themed comic strips, and science fiction graphic novels. Library. Twenty-one pulp novels and one religious text, free to read online.

Research. Pulp tells the story of these two young girls, separated by time, but connected through their love and appreciation of lesbian pulp novels. Both girls’ stories highlight the importance of literacy to young queer teens.

The book also highlights the history of queer literacy as well as the way that literacy has been used against queer people. The pulp Western gets a futuristic queer makeover in Sarah Gailey’s new tale of horse-riding librarian spies fighting back against a frighteningly realistic fascist American regime.

Description. First Person Queer, an anthology of non-fiction essays written in the first person by a variety of gay and lesbian authors, was a snapshot of LGBT life and experience in the modern hed init received wide acclaim, and won the Lambda Literary Award for Anthologies and the Independent Publisher Award (Gold) for Gay & Lesbian Books.

"―Gay & Lesbian Review "s Gay Pulp Fiction is a collection of twelve essays edited by Drewey Wayne Gunn and Jamie Harker, and its best essays go a long way toward rescuing gay pulp from historical 'shadows.' It's a book that'll make you want to buy more books."―Lambda Literary5/5(6).

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Stryker accomplishes bridging the gap between the social atmosphere of the golden age and covering the different genres of books typically associated with "queer" (i.e.

bisexuality, transexuality, and homosexuality) while giving a plethora of examples in each category. You just might find a pulp in this book you must read/5.Gay pulp fiction, also known as gay pulps, were written primarily from the s to s. As with many other genres of that time period, they were predominately paper books printed using wood pulp paper.

Queer Pulp exposes the history of queer sexuality in mid-twentieth century American paperbacks. Historian Susan Stryker charts the rise of the queer paperback within the context of American pop- and publishing culture, with a peppy and accessible overview of the cultural, political, economic, and sociological factors involved.