Gay and Lesbian Literary Heritage

Gay and Lesbian Literary Heritage

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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.show more

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  • Paperback | 739 pages
  • 178 x 254 x 43.18mm | 505g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 1138868922
  • 9781138868922

About Claude J. Summers

Claude J. Summers is William E. Stirton Professor in the Humanities and Professor of English at the University of Michigan, Dearborn. He has written widely on 17th-century English literature; written book-length critical studies on Christopher Marlowe, E. M. Forster, and Christopher Isherwood; and is the author of Gay Fictions: Wilde to Stonewall. He received the Lambda Literary Award for the first edition of The Gay and Lesbian Literary Heritage.show more

Table of contents

Featured in this edition: African-American Literature: Gay Male & Lesbian, Aids Literature, June Arnold, Autobiography: Gay Male & Lesbian, Christopher Bram, Rupert Brooke, Comedy of Manners, Michael Cunningham, Danish Literature, Melvin Dixon, Emma Donoghue, Dramatic Literature: Modern & Contemporary, Finnish Literature, Jewell Gomez, Jim Grimsley, Hafiz, E. Lynn Harris, Hanif Kureishi, Tony Kushner, Selma Lagerlöf, Anne Lister, Terrence McNally, Kate Millett, Gabriela Mistral, Jan Morris, Norwegian Literature, Kate O'Brien, Philippine Literature, Rumi, Sa'di, George Sand, Swedish Literature, Sarah Waters, Jacqueline Woodsonshow more

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