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Nature Boys: Camp Discourse in American Literature from Whitman to Wharton Mike Perkovich

Nature Boys: Camp Discourse in American Literature from Whitman to Wharton

Mike Perkovich

Published March 14th 2003
ISBN : 9780820461731
Hardcover
182 pages
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 About the Book 

Nature Boys asserts that « camp, a satirical, parodic, and playful artistic practice, had multiple points of origin, some of which can be found in American literature of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Close examinations of worksMoreNature Boys asserts that « camp, a satirical, parodic, and playful artistic practice, had multiple points of origin, some of which can be found in American literature of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Close examinations of works by Whitman, Twain, Bierce, Haste, and others demonstrate that « camp did as much to define homosexuality as did medical science and European and American « sodomites themselves.