Rupaul's Drag Race And The Shifting Visibility Of Drag Culture: The Boundaries Of Reality Tv

May 7, 2018|
Rupaul's Drag Race And The Shifting Visibility Of Drag Culture: The Boundaries Of Reality Tv by Niall Brennan
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This book identifies and analyzes the ways in whichRuPaul''s Drag Race has reshaped the visibility of drag culture in the US and internationally, as well as how the program has changed understandings of reality TV. This edited volume illustrates how drag has become a significant aspect of LGBTQ experience and identity globally through RuPaul''s Drag Race, and how the show has reformed a media landscape in which competition and reality itself are understood as given. Taking on lenses addressing race, ethnicity, geographical origin, cultural identity, physicality and body image, and participation in drag culture across the globe, this volume offers critical, non-traditional, and first-hand perspectives on drag culture.
Niall Brennan has a PhD in Media and Communications from the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK, where his research focused on the national and global implications of the Brazilian television mini-series since Brazil''s re-democratization. He is currently Visiting Assistant Professor of Communication at Fairfield Univ...
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Title:Rupaul's Drag Race And The Shifting Visibility Of Drag Culture: The Boundaries Of Reality Tv
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:309 pages, 8.27 X 5.83 X 0 in
Shipping dimensions:309 pages, 8.27 X 5.83 X 0 in
Published:May 7, 2018
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9783319844442

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