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By Scott Herring

The city has been the close to particular concentration of queer students and queer cultures in the United States. Asking us to seem past the towns at the coasts, Scott Herring attracts a brand new map, monitoring how rural queers have replied to this myopic frame of mind. Interweaving quite a lot of disciplines—art, media, literature, functionality, and model studies—he develops a longer critique of the way metronormativity saturates LGBTQ politics, paintings, and feedback. To counter this perfect, he bargains a colourful concept of queer anti-urbanism that refuses to push aside the agricultural as a cultural backwater.

Impassioned and provocative, Another Country expands the chances of queer reports past its urban limits. Herring leads his readers from faeries within the rural Midwest to pictures of white supremacists within the deep South, from Roland Barthes’s obsession with Parisian style to a photo memoir via Alison Bechdel set within the Appalachian Mountains, and from cubist work in Lancaster County to lesbian separatist communes at the northern California coast. the result's a completely unique account of ways queer reviews can—and should—get to a different country.

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