Date Thesis Awarded
Honors Thesis -- Open Access
Bachelors of Arts (BA)
Jay Watkins III
Thomas J. Linneman
In this research I explore the political roots and implications of lesbian pulp-fiction, which were cheap and widely accessible books popular during the 1950s. I explore the authors, texts, and reader reviews to argue that creating and consuming lesbian pulp-fiction was a political act in the context of the homophobic 1950s.
Cook, Allyson, "'Don't You Know What a Lesbian Is?': The Political Roots of 1950s Lesbian Pulp-Fiction" (2022). Undergraduate Honors Theses. William & Mary. Paper 1751.
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