English 166

Special Topics: Queer Tourism


Section Semester Instructor Time Location Course Areas
3 Summer 2021 Eisenberg, Emma C.
TWTh 12-2:30

Description

The word "tourist" has sometimes been applied to those who try on identities to which they do not belong or to which they do not fully commit. This course focuses on twentieth century novels that (1) register queer culture exists, which believe or not, sociologists "discovered" at this time, and (2) analyze the moral ambiguity of people who engage in queer scenes and behaviors selectively or temporarily. Readings might include novels by E.M. Forster, Elizabeth Bowen, Nella Larson, and James Baldwin, personal essays by Eve Babitz and John Waters, as well as secondary readings in midcentury deviance studies and more recent queer theory.

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