A Queer Undertaking

  title={A Queer Undertaking},
  author={Sally Munt},
  journal={Feminist Media Studies},
  pages={263 - 279}
  • Sally Munt
  • Published 1 September 2006
  • Art
  • Feminist Media Studies
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