Q19: The Queer American Nineteenth Century
Queer is a good nineteenth-century American word, appearing almost everywhere in the literature of the time. And, as often as not, the nineteenth-century use of the word seems to anticipate the sexually specific meanings it would later accrue. Q19: The Queer American Nineteenth Century makes available again a set of literary texts from the long American nineteenth century in which the queer appears in all its complex range of meanings.
Professor of English at the University of California, Los Angeles
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Jerome E. Singerman, Senior Humanities Editor
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