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Brennan, Niall

RuPaul’s Drag Race and the Shifting Visibility of Drag Culture

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Table of contents

1. Drag Culture, Global Participation and RuPaul’s Drag Race

Niall Brennan, David Gudelunas

Part I. Representation and the Parameters of Drag Identity

2. The “RuPaulitics” of Subjectification in RuPaul’s Drag Race

Julia Yudelman

3. Contradictions Between the Subversive and the Mainstream: Drag Cultures and RuPaul’s Drag Race

Niall Brennan

4. “Pick up a book and go read”: Art and Legitimacy in RuPaul’s Drag Race

Dieter Brusselaers

5. North American Universalism in RuPaul’s Drag Race: Stereotypes, Linguicism, and the Construction of “Puerto Rican Queens”
Joanna McIntyre, Damien W. Riggs

6. Spicy. Exotic. Creature. Representations of Racial and Ethnic Minorities on RuPaul’s Drag Race

Sarah Tucker Jenkins

7. The Werk That Remains: Drag and the Mining of the Idealized Female Form
Amy L. Darnell, Ahoo Tabatabai

8. Big-Girls Don’t Cry: Portrayals of the Fat Body in RuPaul’s Drag Race

Ami Pomerantz

Part II. Drag Culture, Community and Belonging

9. “I Am the Drag Whisperer”: Notes from the Front Line of a Cultural Phenomenon
Rob Rosiello

10. Sissy That Performance Script! The Queer Pedagogy of RuPaul’s Drag Race

Colin Whitworth

11. Super Troopers: The Homonormative Regime of Visibility in RuPaul’s Drag Race

Anna Antonia Ferrante

12. “Please Come to Brazil!” The Practices of RuPaul’s Drag Race’s Brazilian Fandom
Mayka Castellano, Heitor Leal Machado

13. Reception of Queer Content and Stereotypes Among Young People in Monterrey, Mexico: RuPaul’s Drag Race

Nazar Ali de la Garza Villarreal, Carolina Valdez García, Grecia Karina Rodríguez Fernández

14. Mainstreaming the Transgressive: Greek Audiences’ Readings of Drag Culture Through the Consumption of RuPaul’s Drag Race

Despina Chronaki

15.
RuPaul’s Drag Race and the Reconceptualisation of Queer Communities and Publics
Kate O’Halloran

Part III. RuPaul’s Drag Race, Globalization and Social Media

16. Digital Extensions, Experiential Extensions and Hair Extensions: RuPaul’s Drag Race and the New Media Environment
David Gudelunas

17. What Can Drag Do for Me? The Multifaceted Influences of RuPaul’s Drag Race on the Perth Drag Scene
Claire Alexander

18. “If You Can’t Love Yourself, How in the Hell You Gonna Love Somebody Else?” Drag TV and Self-Love Discourse
Chelsea Daggett

19. “We’re All Born Naked and the Rest Is Drag”: The Performativity of Bodies Constructed in Digital Networks
Ronaldo Henn, Felipe Viero Kolinski Machado, Christian Gonzatti

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Film/TV Industry, Culture and Gender, Popular Culture, American Culture, Media and Communication

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319506180
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-50617-3

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