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Queer pollen white seduction, black male homosexuality, and the cinematic by David A. Gerstner

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementDavid A. Gerstner
SeriesNew black studies series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS153.G38 G47 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24538576M
ISBN 109780252035906, 9780252077876
LC Control Number2010024100

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