Sontag and the Camp Aesthetic: Advancing New Perspectives by Bruce E. Drushel,Brian M. Peters,Barbara Jane Brickman,Emily

By Bruce E. Drushel,Brian M. Peters,Barbara Jane Brickman,Emily Deering Crosby,Tim Cusack,Robert Kellerman,Lauren Levitt,Hannah Lynn,Elizabeth M. Melton,Olivia Oliver-Hopkins,Michael V. Perez,Chris Philpot,Thomas Piontek,Carl Schottmiller

Sontag and the Camp Aesthetic: Advancing New Perspectives marks 50 years of writing and cultural construction at the phenomenon of camp on account that Susan Sontag’s 1964 cornerstone essay “Notes on ‘Camp’.” It presents state-of-the-art conception and realizing on how one can learn and interpret camp via a set of essays from ancient, theoretical, and cultural views. It comprises various topic parts together with camp icons, stylistics classes, and significant and consultant texts from tv, movie, and literature. those essays create a scholarly dialog that is familiar with camp as not just signifier or aesthetic but additionally a language, mode, and magnificence that is going past its preliminary linguistic and semiotic guise. The individuals, representing a various staff of confirmed and emerging students, discover camp as a principally queer style that incorporates various modes of figuring out of hope and of the self outdoors a hegemonic version of heteronormativity.

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