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Quentin Crisp (1908-1999) made his reputation through the lifelong pursuit of an inimitable style, a self-fashioning which amounts to the creation of a coherent camp personality. This essay investigates the nexus between gender performativity, camp and the management of shame in a politics and aesthetics of shamelessness

In: Sexed Sentiments

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Quentin Crisp (1908-1999) made his reputation through the lifelong pursuit of an inimitable style, a self-fashioning which amounts to the creation of a coherent camp personality. This essay investigates the nexus between gender performativity, camp and the management of shame in a politics and aesthetics of shamelessness

In: Sexed Sentiments
In: In Black and Gold
This volume explores the varieties of the short form in American literature, art, and culture as well as different ideas and aesthetics of simplicity, plainness, and brevity from the 19th century to the present. The contributors discuss how these ideas were translated into widely diverging practices, serving an equally broad spectrum of cultural and political functions. The essays survey a range of media and genres, including short fiction, plays, popular rhetoric, songs, photography, film, and Twitter.