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A Study in Lavender: Queering Sherlock Holmes [NOOK Book]

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What other characters from English literature have captivated hearts and minds as thoroughly as Sherlock Holmes and his loyal companion John Watson? Many fans imagine the relationship between these men is deep and more than platonic. In A Study in Lavender, the Holmes universe is queered and authors have devised stories in which Holmes and Watson are lovers, or investigate mysteries of inverts hidden from the laws and cultures of the Victorian era; even the indomitable Lestrade has his turn at love; and famous ...

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A Study in Lavender: Queering Sherlock Holmes

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Overview

What other characters from English literature have captivated hearts and minds as thoroughly as Sherlock Holmes and his loyal companion John Watson? Many fans imagine the relationship between these men is deep and more than platonic. In A Study in Lavender, the Holmes universe is queered and authors have devised stories in which Holmes and Watson are lovers, or investigate mysteries of inverts hidden from the laws and cultures of the Victorian era; even the indomitable Lestrade has his turn at love; and famous actors who helped put Holmes on the silver screen face trysts they never dared to film.

New tales of mystery and detection by:
J.R. Campbell, Elka Cloke, William P. Coleman, Michael G. Cornelius, Joseph R.G. DeMarco, Lyn C.A. Gardner, Rajan Khanna, Vincent Kovar,Stephen Osborne, Katie Raynes, Ruth Sims

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940011374890
  • Publisher: Lethe Press
  • Publication date: 7/3/2011
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 691,153
  • File size: 755 KB

Meet the Author

Joseph R.G. DeMarco lives and writes in Philadelphia and Montréal. Several of his stories have been anthologized in the Quickies series published by Arsenal Pulp Press, in Men Seeking Men (Painted Leaf Press) and in Charmed Lives (Lethe Press). His essays have been published in anthologies including Gay Life, Hey Paisan!, We Are Everywhere, BlackMen WhiteMen, Men’s Lives, Paws and Reflect, The International Encyclopedia of Marriage and Famiyl, the Encyclopedia of Men and Masculinites, and The Gay and Lesbian Review Worldwide among others.He has also written extensively for the gay/lesbian press and was a correspondent for The Advocate, In Touch, Gaysweek. His work has been featured in The New York Native, the Philadelphia Gay News (PGN), Gay Community News, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Chroma, and a number of other publications.In 1983, his PGN article “Gay Racism” was awarded the prize for excellence in feature writing by the Gay Press Association and was anthologized in We Are Everywhere, Black Men, White Men, and Men’s Lives.He was Editor-in-Chief of The Weekly Gayzette; Editor-in-Chief of New Gay Life, and has been an editor or contributing editor for a number of publications including Il Don Gennaro, and Gaysweek. Currently his is the Editor-in-Chief of Mysterical-E (mystericale.com) an online mystery magazine.One of his greatest loves is mystery (all kinds) but he also has an abiding interest in alternate history, speculative fiction, young adult fiction, vampires, werewolves, science fiction, the supernatural, mythology, and more.
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