Playing it Queer: Popular Music, Identity and Queer World-making


  • Julia Downes Lakehead University Ontario, Canada



Playing it Queer: Popular Music, Identity and Queer World-making Jodie Taylor Bern, Switzerland: Peter Lang, 2012 ISBN 978-3-0343-0553-2 (PB) 978-3-0351-0420-2 (eBook)

Author Biography

Julia Downes, Lakehead University Ontario, Canada

Post Doc Researcher Interdisciplinary Studies


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