Gide's Bent
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Gide's Bent : Sexuality, Politics, Writing

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Gide's Bent investigates the place of sexuality in the writings of Andre Gide, one of the first "out" modern writers. Focusing on his writing of the 1920s and 1930s, the years in which Gide wrote most openly about his homosexuality and also the years of his most notable left-wing political activity, Gide's Bent interrogates both the political content of his reflections on his homosexuality and the ways his sexuality inflected his political interests.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 248 pages
  • 155.2 x 233.7 x 16.5mm | 462.81g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English, French
  • 1 halftone
  • 0195080874
  • 9780195080872

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This subtle and intricate study traces Gide's ambivalences with some sympathy and a good deal of rigour. * Alan Sinfield, Gay Times *show more

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