Fashioning Lives: Black Queers and the Politics of Literacy

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Fashioning Lives: Black Queers and the Politics of Literacy analyzes the life stories of sixty Black lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people along with archival documents, literature, and film. Author Eric Darnell Pritchard provides a theoretical framework for studying the literacy work of Black LGBTQ people, who do not fit into the traditional categories imposed on their language practices and identities. Examining the myriad ways literacy is used to inflict harm, Pritchard discusses how these ...

Fashioning Lives: Black Queers and the Politics of Literacy 2016, Southern Illinois University Press

ISBN-13: 9780809335541

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