Double agents : espionage, literature, and liminal citizens /

Why were white bourgeois gay male writers so interested in spies, espionage, and treason in the twentieth century? Erin G. Carlston believes such figures and themes were critical to exploring citizenship and its limits, requirements, and possibilities in the modern Western state. Through close readi...

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Main Author: Carlston, Erin G., 1962-
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Language:English
Published: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2013.
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505 0 |a List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Citizens, Aliens, and Traitors; 2. The Dreyfus Affair; 3. Secret Dossiers; 4. Truth Breathing Down the Neck of Fiction; 5. The Ganelon Type; 6. Strictly a Jewish Show; Conclusion; Abbreviations; Notes; Bibliography; Index. 
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520 |a Why were white bourgeois gay male writers so interested in spies, espionage, and treason in the twentieth century? Erin G. Carlston believes such figures and themes were critical to exploring citizenship and its limits, requirements, and possibilities in the modern Western state. Through close readings of Marcel Proust's novels, W.H. Auden's poetry, and Tony Kushner's play Angels in America, which all reference real-life espionage cases involving Jews, homosexuals, or Communists, Carlston connects gay men's fascination with spying to larger debates about the making and contestation of ... 
650 0 |a Literature and society. 
650 0 |a Treason in literature. 
650 0 |a Espionage  |x History. 
650 0 |a Liminality in literature. 
650 0 |a Homosexuality and literature. 
650 0 |a Jews in literature. 
650 0 |a Communists in literature. 
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