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Matthew Tinkcom

Matthew Tinkcom is Associate Professor of Communication, Culture and Technology and Affiliate Faculty of English at Georgetown University, USA. He is the author of Working Like a Homosexual: Camp, Capital, Cinema and Grey Gardens, co-editor of Key Frames: Popular Cinema and Cultural Studies as well as articles that have appeared in Cinema Journal, South Atlantic Quarterly and collections from Duke University Press and the British Film Institute. He has served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar and Director of the Program in American Studies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Queer Theory and Brokeback Mountain

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Michel Foucault, The History of Sexuality, Volume One, trans. Robert Hurley (New York: Vintage Books, 1978), 158.People will ask themselves why we were so bent on ending the rule of silence regarding what was the noisiest of our...

Queer theory and Brokeback Mountain

Matthew Tinkcom

Matthew Tinkcom is Associate Professor of Communication, Culture and Technology and Affiliate Faculty of English at Georgetown University, USA. He is the author of Working Like a Homosexual: Camp, Capital, Cinema and Grey Gardens, co-editor of Key Frames: Popular Cinema and Cultural Studies as well as articles that have appeared in Cinema Journal, South Atlantic Quarterly and collections from Duke University Press and the British Film Institute. He has served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar and Director of the Program in American Studies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Queer Theory and Brokeback Mountain

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Biopolitics in Brokeback Mountain The conceptual tools of queer theory are expansive in their ability to analyze and understand gender and sexuality more generally, but we can now turn to the specific text of Brokeback Mountain in order...

Conclusion

Matthew Tinkcom

Matthew Tinkcom is Associate Professor of Communication, Culture and Technology and Affiliate Faculty of English at Georgetown University, USA. He is the author of Working Like a Homosexual: Camp, Capital, Cinema and Grey Gardens, co-editor of Key Frames: Popular Cinema and Cultural Studies as well as articles that have appeared in Cinema Journal, South Atlantic Quarterly and collections from Duke University Press and the British Film Institute. He has served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar and Director of the Program in American Studies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Queer Theory and Brokeback Mountain

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The historical dimensions of queer theory have meant for the field that it is both concerned with the past and engaged with the every-renewing present moment. Queer theory’s activities of examining prior-going discourses, representations...

Introduction

Matthew Tinkcom

Matthew Tinkcom is Associate Professor of Communication, Culture and Technology and Affiliate Faculty of English at Georgetown University, USA. He is the author of Working Like a Homosexual: Camp, Capital, Cinema and Grey Gardens, co-editor of Key Frames: Popular Cinema and Cultural Studies as well as articles that have appeared in Cinema Journal, South Atlantic Quarterly and collections from Duke University Press and the British Film Institute. He has served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar and Director of the Program in American Studies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Queer Theory and Brokeback Mountain

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Brokeback Mountain tells a deceptively simple story of the intimate emotional and sexual bonds between two men, Ennis del Mar and Jack Twist. Set in the mid-twentieth-century American western states of Wyoming and Texas and spanning...

Part Two: Life

Roger Lewis

Roger Lewis is the author of The Life and Death of Peter Sellers ('His research here has staggering breadth and depth, as does his relentless power of insight tempered with humanity.' The Hollywood Reporter), which is being developed as a biopic by HBO, and The Real Life of Laurence Olivier ('A passionate and monumental celebration of a genius.' Arthur Miller in the Sunday Times), which has formed the basis of a documentary for Channel 4. His biography of Anthony Burgess is published by Faber, in November 2002. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Charles Hawtrey 1914–1988 : The Man Who Was Private Widdle

Faber & Faber, 2001

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...After such comprehensive rejection, no wonder Hawtrey turned to drink. His many letters, appealing for work, angling for advancement, are literally pathetic [pathetikos: exciting pity or sadness]: ‘I was talking to a mutual friend today –...

Part One: Art

Roger Lewis

Roger Lewis is the author of The Life and Death of Peter Sellers ('His research here has staggering breadth and depth, as does his relentless power of insight tempered with humanity.' The Hollywood Reporter), which is being developed as a biopic by HBO, and The Real Life of Laurence Olivier ('A passionate and monumental celebration of a genius.' Arthur Miller in the Sunday Times), which has formed the basis of a documentary for Channel 4. His biography of Anthony Burgess is published by Faber, in November 2002. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Charles Hawtrey 1914–1988 : The Man Who Was Private Widdle

Faber & Faber, 2001

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...Charles Hawtrey began as a child actor, and remained one. Even when old he had a naughty school-boyish air, a pluck and gaiety (the gaiety of youthful high spirits) that made him a Carry On institution.Twenty-nine photoplays in twenty...

Entr’acte

Roger Lewis

Roger Lewis is the author of The Life and Death of Peter Sellers ('His research here has staggering breadth and depth, as does his relentless power of insight tempered with humanity.' The Hollywood Reporter), which is being developed as a biopic by HBO, and The Real Life of Laurence Olivier ('A passionate and monumental celebration of a genius.' Arthur Miller in the Sunday Times), which has formed the basis of a documentary for Channel 4. His biography of Anthony Burgess is published by Faber, in November 2002. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Charles Hawtrey 1914–1988 : The Man Who Was Private Widdle

Faber & Faber, 2001

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......I do not see any chance of having anything to offer you in the immediate future.24 May 1939I regret that I have nothing at the moment.9 October 1946Of course I know your work and shall certainly remember you when casting future...

Epilogue

Roger Lewis

Roger Lewis is the author of The Life and Death of Peter Sellers ('His research here has staggering breadth and depth, as does his relentless power of insight tempered with humanity.' The Hollywood Reporter), which is being developed as a biopic by HBO, and The Real Life of Laurence Olivier ('A passionate and monumental celebration of a genius.' Arthur Miller in the Sunday Times), which has formed the basis of a documentary for Channel 4. His biography of Anthony Burgess is published by Faber, in November 2002. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Charles Hawtrey 1914–1988 : The Man Who Was Private Widdle

Faber & Faber, 2001

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...On 9 September 1987, Kenneth Williams wrote to his friend Jeffrey Kemp, a retired teacher who lived in France, about a visit he’d made to see Hawtrey in Kent.[. . .] You were not supposed to laugh about Charlie Hawtrey being hauled out...

Falling behind: Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines

David Greven

David Greven is Professor of English at the University of South Carolina, USA, and the author of many books, including Psycho-Sexual: Male Desire in Hitchcock, De Palma, Scorsese, and Friedkin and Manhood in Hollywood from Bush to Bush. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Queering The Terminator : Sexuality and Cyborg cinema

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The Terminatrix (Kristanna Loken) arrives first. A storefront window display of high-fashion female mannequins provides a telling stage for the female killing machine’s entrance. Posed and imperious, the mannequins stand before a backdrop...

Epilogue: Notes on Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles

David Greven

David Greven is Professor of English at the University of South Carolina, USA, and the author of many books, including Psycho-Sexual: Male Desire in Hitchcock, De Palma, Scorsese, and Friedkin and Manhood in Hollywood from Bush to Bush. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Queering The Terminator : Sexuality and Cyborg cinema

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...A strong case can be made that the most successful follow-up to James Cameron’s 1984 masterpiece The Terminator was the television series Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (TSCC). The brainchild of series producer Josh Friedman, TSCC...