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Title: CRACKS IN THE IRON CLOSET
TRAVELS IN GAY AND LESBIAN RUSSIA
By: David Tuller, Frank Browning (Foreword)
Format: Paperback

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ISBN 10: 0226815684
ISBN 13: 9780226815688
Publisher: THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO PRESS
Pub. date: 24 November, 1997
Edition: 2nd ed.
Pages: 314
Description: Offering a look at the emotional and sexual lives of Russian lesbians and gays, this book also examines the pervasive influence of the state on gay life. Part travelogue, part social history and part journalistic enquiry, the book sets out to challenge assumptions about what it means to be gay.
Synopsis: This is a look at the emotional and sexual lives of Russian lesbians and gays. It examines the pervasive influence of the state on gay life. Part travelogue, part social history and part journalistic enquiry, the book sets out to challenge assumptions about what it means to be gay. The book also explores key issues in Russian and Soviet life, including concepts of friendship, community, gender, love, fate, and the relationship between the public and private spheres.
Publication: US
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Returns: Non-returnable
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