By Scott Herring
The city has been the close to unique concentration of queer students and queer cultures in the US. Asking us to appear past the towns at the coasts, Scott Herring attracts a brand new map, monitoring how rural queers have answered to this myopic frame of mind. Interweaving a variety of disciplines—art, media, literature, functionality, and style studies—he develops a longer critique of ways metronormativity saturates LGBTQ politics, art, and feedback. To counter this excellent, he deals a colourful conception of queer anti-urbanism that refuses to push aside the agricultural as a cultural backwater.
Impassioned and provocative, Another Country expands the chances of queer experiences past its urban limits. Herring leads his readers from faeries within the rural Midwest to pictures of white supremacists within the deep South, from Roland Barthes’s obsession with Parisian type to a picture memoir through Alison Bechdel set within the Appalachian Mountains, and from cubist work in Lancaster County to lesbian separatist communes at the northern California coast. the result's a completely unique account of the way queer experiences can—and should—get to a different country.
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Another Country: Queer Anti-Urbanism (Sexual Cultures) by Scott Herring