Gay and Lesbian Literary Heritage

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Gay and Lesbian Literary Heritage

The revised edition of The Gay and Lesbian Literary Heritage is a reader's companion to this impressive body of work. It provides overviews of gay and lesbian presence in a variety of literatures and historical periods; in-depth critical essays on major gay and lesbian authors in world literature; and briefer treatments of other topics and figures important in appreciating the rich and varied gay and lesbian literary traditions. Included are nearly 400 alphabetically arranged articles by more than 175 scholars from around the world. New articles in this volume feature authors such as Michael Cunningham, Tony Kushner, Anne Lister, Kate Millet, Jan Morris, Terrence McNally, and Sarah Waters; essays on topics such as Comedy of Manners and Autobiography; and overviews of Danish, Norwegian, Philippines, and Swedish literatures; as well as updated and revised articles and bibliographies.

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The Other Side of Paradise
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Staceyann Chin
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-04-14 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

No one knew Staceyann's mother was pregnant until a dangerously small baby was born on the floor of her grandmother's house in Lottery, Jamaica, on Christmas Day. Staceyann's mother did not want her, and her father was not present. No one, except her grandmother, thought Staceyann would survive. It was
Irish Fiction
Language: en
Pages: 217
Authors: Kersti Tarien Powell
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-10-08 - Publisher: A&C Black

Following the structure of other titles in the Continuum Introductions to Literary Genres series, Irish Fiction includes: A broad definition of the genre and its essential elements. A timeline of developments within the genre. Critical concerns to bear in mind while reading in the genre. Detailed readings of a range
Gay and Lesbian Literary Heritage
Language: en
Pages: 764
Authors: Claude J. Summers
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02-25 - Publisher: Routledge

The revised edition of The Gay and Lesbian Literary Heritage is a reader's companion to this impressive body of work. It provides overviews of gay and lesbian presence in a variety of literatures and historical periods; in-depth critical essays on major gay and lesbian authors in world literature; and briefer
The Columbia Companion to the Twentieth-Century American Short Story
Language: en
Pages: 952
Authors: Blanche H. Gelfant
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-04-21 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

Esteemed critic Blanche Gelfant's brilliant companion gathers together lucid essays on major writers and themes by some of the best literary critics in the United States. Part 1 is comprised of articles on stories that share a particular theme, such as "Working Class Stories" or "Gay and Lesbian Stories." The
Heterosexual Plots and Lesbian Narratives
Language: en
Pages: 227
Authors: Marilyn Farwell
Categories: Health & Fitness
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996-01-01 - Publisher: NYU Press

What is lesbian literature? Must it contain overtly lesbian characters, and portray them in a positive light? Must the author be overtly (or covertly) lesbian? Does there have to be a lesbian theme and must it be politically acceptable? Marilyn Farwell here examines the work of such writers as Adrienne