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The Brokeback book
William R. Handley

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The Brokeback book
from story to cultural phenomenon
edited by William R. Handley

Published 2011 by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Introduction: the pasts and futures of a story and a film / William R. Handley
Gay or universal story? initial debates and cultural contexts. Men in love: is Brokeback Mountain a gay film? / David Leavitt
An affair to remember / Daniel Mendelsohn
Response to "An affair to remember" / James Schamus
The magic mountain / Andrew Holleran
Backs unbroken: Ang Lee, forbearance, and the closet / Mun-Hou Lo
Miles to go and promises to keep : homophobic culture and gay civil rights. Back to the ranch ag'in: Brokeback Mountain and gay civil rights / James Morrison
Breaking no ground: why Crash won, why Brokeback lost, and how the academy chose to play it safe / Kenneth Turan
"Jack, I swear": some promises to gay culture from mainstream Hollywood / Chris Freeman
"Better two than one": the shirts from Brokeback Mountain / Gregory Hinton
American Eden: nature, homophobic violence, and the social imaginary / Colin Carman
West of the closet, fear on the range / Alex Hunt
Adapting "Brokeback Mountain," queering the western. Interview between Michael Silverblatt and Annie Proulx
In the shadow of the tire iron / Alan Dale
Adapting Annie Proulx's story to the mainstream multiplex / Adam Sonstegard
Not so lonesome cowboys: the queer western / Judith Halberstam
Public responses and cultural appropriations. "One dies, the other doesn't": Brokeback and the blogosphere / Noah Tsika
Making sense of the Brokeback paraphenomenon / David Weiss
Alberta, authenticity, and queer erasure / Jon Davies
Scenes of work and experience in the rural west. Real gay cowboys and Brokeback Mountain / Patricia Nell Warren
Marx on the mountain: pleasure and the laboring body / Vanessa Osborne
Personal borders / Martin Aguilera
Sympathy, melodrama, and passion. Mother twist: Brokeback Mountain and male melodrama / Susan McCabe
Passion and sympathy in Brokeback Mountain / Calvin Bedient.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
PN1997.2.B75 B75 2011

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