The Cambridge Companion to Gay and Lesbian Writing

The Cambridge Companion to Gay and Lesbian Writing

by Hugh Stevens (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521716574
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/31/2010
Series: Cambridge Companions to Literature Series
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Hugh Stevens is Senior Lecturer in English at University College London.

Table of Contents

Chronology; Homosexuality and literature: an introduction Hugh Stevens; 1. Homosexual writing on trial: from Fanny Hill to Gay News Joseph Bristow; 2. Psychoanalysis, homosexuality and modernism Andrew Webber; 3. Lesbian modernism: writing in and beyond the closet Joanne Winning; 4. The erotics of transgression Tim Dean; 5. Normality and queerness in gay fiction Hugh Stevens; 6. The homoerotics of travel: people, ideas, genres Ruth Vanita; 7. The queerness of race and same-sex desire Kathryn Bond Stockton; 8. The literature of AIDS Richard Canning; 9. Transgender fiction and politics Heather Love; 10. Encountering the past in recent lesbian and gay fiction Jodie Medd; 11. Queer cross-gender collaboration Jane Garrity and Tirza True Latimer; 12. Naming the unnameable: lesbian and gay love poetry Richard R. Bozorth; 13. The queer writer in New York David Bergman; Further reading; Index.

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