By Whitney Monaghan
This booklet takes up the queer lady as a represented and rhetorical determine inside movie, tv and video. In 1987, Canada’s Degrassi Junior High featured considered one of TV’s first queer teenager storylines. Contained to a unmarried episode, it was once briskly forgotten inside of either the sequence and pop culture extra as a rule. minimize to 2016 – queer women at the moment are significant characters in motion pictures and tv sequence around the world. now not represented as subsidiary characters inside of forgettable storylines, queer ladies are a typical function of up to date monitor media. Analysing the phrases of this newfound visibility, Whitney Monaghan presents a severe standpoint in this, arguing temporal good judgment underpins many representations of queer girlhood. analyzing an archive of monitor texts that comes with youngster tv sequence and teenpics, art-house, queer and self sufficient cinemas in addition to new different types of electronic video, she expands present discourse on either queer illustration and women’ reports by means of taking a look at sexuality via issues of temporality. This booklet, the 1st full-length research of its variety, attracts on thoughts of boredom, nostalgia and transience to supply a brand new standpoint on queer illustration in modern display media.
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Queer Girls, Temporality and Screen Media: Not ‘Just a Phase’ by Whitney Monaghan