Gay American Novels, 1870–1970: A Reader’s Guide by Drewey Wayne Gunn

By Drewey Wayne Gunn

studying the improvement of homosexual American fiction and supplying an important interpreting record, this literary survey covers 257 works—novels, novellas, a image tale cycle and a story poem—in which homosexual and bisexual male characters play a massive position. Iconic works, akin to James Baldwin’s Giovanni’s Room and Christopher Isherwood’s A unmarried Man, are incorporated, in addition to titles no longer given recognition by means of prior surveys, reminiscent of Wallace Thurman’s Infants of the Spring, Dashiel Hammett’s The Maltese Falcon, Julian Green’s Each in His Darkness, Ursula Zilinsky’s Middle Ground and David Plante’s The Ghost of Henry James. Chronological entries talk about each one work’s plot, value for homosexual id, and ebook background, besides a quick biography of the author.

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