Black Atlantic, Queer Atlantic: Queer Imaginings of the Middle Passage

@article{Tinsley2008BlackAQ,
  title={Black Atlantic, Queer Atlantic: Queer Imaginings of the Middle Passage},
  author={Omise’eke Natasha Tinsley},
  journal={GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies},
  year={2008},
  volume={14},
  pages={191 - 215}
}
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