Postcolonial pomosexuality: Queer/alternative fiction after disgrace

@article{Stobie2009PostcolonialPQ,
  title={Postcolonial pomosexuality: Queer/alternative fiction after disgrace},
  author={Cheryl Stobie},
  journal={Current Writing: Text and Reception in Southern Africa},
  year={2009},
  volume={21},
  pages={320 - 341}
}
  • C. Stobie
  • Published 1 January 2009
  • Art
  • Current Writing: Text and Reception in Southern Africa
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