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Camp: The Lie That Tells the Truth
Camp style, in behaviour, clothing, artistic output or emotions, has never been properly explored or defined. Jean Cocteau, as camp a figure as Paris has ever produced, said in Vanity Fair in 1922, 'I am a lie that tells the truth.' This paradox is the basis of Philip Core's personal definitions of camp, seen from the inside. His savagely witty depicts of more than two cen ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published March 25th 1996 by Plexus Publishing
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Apr 22, 2008 Malcolm rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: People who're sick of the nuclear family and this neo-McCarthy purgatory.
Recommended to Malcolm by: Alvin Orloff
Well, I don't know that I learned anything from this book I didn't already know (genetics, probably), but it sure is great to have all this compiled in one spot when you need a brisk reminder that there was once and potentially could be again more to life than this wretched beige Starbucks & Gap purgatory that the 21st Century's so far turning out to be. ...more
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