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Queer Street

Rise and Fall of an American Culture, 1947-1985

by James McCourt

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Published by W. W. Norton & Company .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages578
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7457679M
ISBN 100393326403
ISBN 109780393326406

Category Is Books is an independent LGBTQIA+ bookshop in the southside of Glasgow. We hope to create a space to learn about, be inspired by and share in our love of queer culture, writing, histories and storytelling. The bookshop is open every Wednesday - Sunday, 11am-6pm. 34 Allison Street, Glasgow, G42 8NN. 🌈 ALL WELCOME 🌈. Lodgers In Queer Street It was a foggy day in London, and the fog was heavy and dark. Animate London, with smarting eyes and irritated lungs, was blinking, wheezing, and choking; inanimate London was a sooty spectre, divided in purpose between being visible and invisible, and so being wholly neither.

The Bureau of General Services-Queer Division is a queer cultural center, event space, and bookstore hosted by The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center in New York. Queer Street was originally published as a one-volume hardback (1). When it was reissued in paperback by Penguin it was split into two volumes (, ). Enter the name of the series to add the book to it. Works can belong to more than one series. In some cases.

James McCourt QUEER STREET Rise and Fall of an American Culture, 1st Edition 1st Printing Hardcover New York W. W. Norton & Company Very Good in a Very Good price clipped dust jacket. First Edition stated with the complete number line starting in Rating: % positive. Queer Street Party, Lefkosa, Nicosia, Cyprus. likes. How harrowing to try to operate within given and supposedly fixed significance- so called fixed meanings that are able to fit in one word Followers:


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New York Times Book Review. A fierce critical intelligence animates every page of Queer Street book Street. Its sentences are dizzying divagations.

The postwar generation of queer New York has found a sophisticated bard singing 'the elders' history' (The New York Times).Cited by: 2. A fierce critical intelligence animates every page of Queer sentences are dizzying divagations. The postwar generation of queer New York has found a sophisticated bard singing 'the elders' history' (The New York Times).James McCourt's seminal Queer Street has proven unrivaled in its ability to capture the voices of a mad, bygone era.

Beginning with the influx/5(5). New York Times Book Review. A fierce critical intelligence animates every page of Queer Street. Its sentences are dizzying divagations. The postwar generation of queer New York has found a sophisticated bard singing 'the elders' history' (The New York Times)/5(16).

Number Seven, Queer Street is a collection of supernatural detective short stories by author Margery Lawrence. It was first published by Robert Hale in the United Kingdom in The first United States edition was published in by Mycroft & Moran in an edition of /5. Queer Street definition is - an embarrassing situation or condition; especially: a condition marked by financial difficulties.

How to use Queer Street in a sentence. Definition of Queer Street in the Idioms Dictionary. Queer Street phrase. What does Queer Street expression mean. of the many subjects of the you-can't-dam-this-stream-of-consciousness prose of James McCourt in his lavishly enjoyable book Queer Street.

There's a lot of windy but pretty chuff to get through before you get his rhythm, but. A brilliant account of the evolution of modern gay culture in post-WWII New York. Not that such things can be pinpointed with any precision. “Queer Street,” as McCourt (Wayfaring at Waverly in Silver Lake,etc.) calls it, is really a state of mind: “It doesn’t start anywhere; there isn’t a beginning.”Yet a story has to begin somewhere, and McCourt locates his at about the.

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n informal a difficult situation, such as debt or bankruptcy he began production on his first feature length documentary and book exploring the global Queer Street Art movement. Queer Street. Queer Street may not, as the author insists, have a definite location—it existed on the borders of myth, visible wherever gay men congregated and made a world for themselves at the intersections.

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Queer Street may have been imaginary but it where it was imagined to be was certainly London. By the term had found its way into Pierce Egan's Real life in London: "Limping Billy was also evidently in queer-street." Of course, the phrase was coined long before the s when 'queer' was first used as a synonym for 'homosexual'.

A story revolving around the members of a night club in London, with a sketchy, episodic treatment of the various groups in rotation, as they meet, touch, pass, and part. A large canvas, and the method of treatment fails to build up much reader interest either in any individuals or any events.

Very English in type of dialogue and characterization, and not likely to prove very interesting to. Beginning with the influx of liberated veterans into downtown New York in the golden age before McCarthyism, Queer Street tells the explosive story of gay culture in the latter half of the 20th century.

his own homosexual experience against the whirlwind history of the era, summoning a pageant of characters that includes Harry Hay, Judy Garland, Tennessee Williams, Gore Vidal and Truman Capote /5(2).New York Times Book ReviewA fierce critical intelligence animates every page of Queer Street.

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