The Gay and Lesbian Literary Heritage: A Reader's Companion to the Writers and Their Works from Antiquity to the Present / Edition 2

The Gay and Lesbian Literary Heritage: A Reader's Companion to the Writers and Their Works from Antiquity to the Present / Edition 2

by Claude J. Summers
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415929261

ISBN-13: 9780415929264

Pub. Date: 03/01/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415929264
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/01/2002
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
764
Product dimensions:
7.34(w) x 10.24(h) x 2.30(d)

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 Lagerlof, 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 Woodson

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