Error title
Some error text about your books and stuff.
Close
Up from Invisibility Lesbians, Gay Men, and the Media in America cover
  • ISBN: 9780231119535
  • ISBN10: 0231119534

Up from Invisibility Lesbians, Gay Men, and the Media in America

by Larry P. Gross

  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Columbia Univ Pr
  • Publish date: 12/01/2001
used Add to Cart $8.73
You save: 73%
FREE shipping on orders over $49!
new Add to Cart $32.38
FREE shipping on orders over $49!
ebook Buy $21.37
Provided by Redshelf
License: lifetime
Description
A half century ago gay men and lesbians were all but invisible in the media and, in turn, popular culture. With the lesbian and gay liberation movement came a profoundly new sense of homosexual community and empowerment and the emergence of gay people onto the medias stage. And yet even as the mass media have been shifting the terms of our public conversation toward a greater acknowledgment of diversity, does the emerging "visibility" of gay men and women do justice to the complexity and variety of their experience? Or is gay identity manipulated and contrived by media that are unwilling -and perhaps unable -to fully comprehend and honor it?
While positive representations of gays and lesbians are a cautious step in the right direction, media expert Larry Gross argues that the entertainment and news media betray a lingering inability to break free from proscribed limitations in order to embrace the complex reality of gay identity. While noting major advances, like the opening of the Oscar Wilde Memorial Bookstore -the first gay bookstore in the country -or the rise of The Advocate from small newsletter to influential national paper, Gross takes the measure of somewhat more ambiguous milestones, like the first lesbian kiss on television or the first gay character in a newspaper comic strip.
Expand description
Seller Condition Comments Price  
BookHolders

Location: College Park, MD
Ask seller a question
Very Good
[ No Hassle 30 Day Returns ][ Ships Daily ] [ Underlining/Highlighting: SOME ] [ Writing: NONE ] [ Edition: Reprint ]
$1.00
Better World Books West

Location: Mishawaka, IN
Good
Ships from Reno, NV. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may
[...]
$1.11
Better World Books West

Location: Mishawaka, IN
Acceptable
Ships from Reno, NV. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!
$1.11
Solr Books

Location: Skokie, IL
Good
Shipping Icon
Great reading/study copy. May have highlights and/or notes. Ships Fast! Satisfaction Guaranteed!
$1.32
valuetextwh

Location: Edmond, OK
Ask seller a question
Good
Quality text from a reliable seller. Speedy service! Choose EXPEDITED for fastest shipping!
$2.08
One Planet Books

Location: Columbia, MO
Good
Ships same day or next business day! UPS shipping available (Priority Mail
[...]
$3.36
borgasorus

Location: Wright City, MO
Ask seller a question
Good
PLEASE READ! No CD Included. Access code may be previously used. Moderate
[...]
$3.99
borgasorus

Location: Wright City, MO
Ask seller a question
Acceptable
Student Edition. Moderate wrinkling from liquid damage. Does not affect the
[...]
$3.99
WonderBook

Location: Frederick, MD
Ask seller a question
Very Good
Very Good condition.
$4.10
Midtown Scholar Bookstore

Location: Harrisburg, PA
Very Good
0231119534 Crisp, clean, unread book with some shelfwear and a remainder mark to one edge-NICE.
$4.45
Midtown Scholar Bookstore

Location: Harrisburg, PA
Good
0231119534 Bumped and creased book with tears to the extremities, but not affecting the text block-GOOD.
$4.45
HPB-Sapphire

Location: Dallas, TX
Good
Shipping Icon
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
$4.50
HPB Inc.

Location: Dallas, TX
Good
Shipping Icon
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
$4.50
HPB-Emerald

Location: Dallas, TX
Good
Shipping Icon
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
$4.50
HPB-Diamond

Location: Dallas, TX
Good
Shipping Icon
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
$5.11
Wonder Book - Member ABAA/ILAB

Location: Frederick, MD
Very Good
Very Good condition.
$5.50
Ergodebooks

Location: Richmond, TX
Ask seller a question
Good
Excellent customer service. Prompt Customer Service. Buy with confidence.
$8.22
Kings Ridge Media

Location: Appleton, WI
Good
Good Condition item. May Include Some writing or highlighting. We strive to provide the best shopping experience with every item we sell. Satisfaction guaranteed! !
$8.98
Eat My Words

Location: Minneapolis, MN
Good
Shipping Icon
9780231119535. Binding tight. Cover with only very slight scuffing along
[...]
$9.56
SurplusTextSeller

Location: Columbia, MO
Good
Ships same day or next business day! UPS shipping available (Priority Mail
[...]
$12.55
Barker Books

Location: Spokane, WA
Very Good
Shipping Icon
Near fine, tight and clean trade paperback shows soem mild trace wear. 295 pages. good looking copy of this work on the media portrayal of gays and lesbians.
$14.06
Robinson Street Books

Location: Binghamton, NY
Very Good
Shipping Icon
0231119534 Very good. Some creasing. * Free tracking USA. Quality, Value, Experience.
$21.37
One Stop Shop Bookstore

Location: Memphis, TN
Good
Shipping Icon
$22.72
One Stop Shop Bookstore

Location: Memphis, TN
Good
Shipping Icon
$23.13
Book Culture Inc.

Location: New York, NY
Good
Textbooks may not include access codes. Shipped from a real independent book store in Manhattan.
$27.00