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  1. Gay Male Fiction Since Stonewall

    Ideology, Conflict, and Aesthetics

    By Les Brookes

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

    The conflict between assimilationism and radicalism that has riven gay culture since Stonewall became highly visible in the 1990s with the emergence and challenge of queer theory and politics. The conflict predates Stonewall, however—indeed, Jonathan Dollimore describes it as "one of the most...

    Published January 26th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Modernist Aesthetics and Consumer Culture in the Writings of Oscar Wilde

    By Paul Fortunato

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

    Oscar Wilde was a consumer modernist. His modernist aesthetics drove him into the heart of the mass culture industries of 1890s London, particularly the journalism and popular theatre industries. Wilde was extremely active in these industries: as a journalist at the Pall Mall Gazette; as magazine...

    Published June 16th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Reading Sexualities

    Hermeneutic Theory and the Future of Queer Studies

    By Donald E. Hall

    Reading Sexualities confronts the reigning practices, priorities, and preoccupations of queer theory and sexuality studies. Looking at a range of texts, from novels to travel narratives to internet porn, Donald E. Hall deftly weaves the theoretical with the literary in order to: examine the...

    Published February 27th 2009 by Routledge

  4. You Can Run

    Gay, Glam, and Gritty Travels in South America

    By Jesse Archer

    From Machu Picchu to a cocaine purchase in a Bolivian jail—and beyond!How do you rough it in extreme South American travels and still dare to be different? You Can Run: Gay, Glam, and Gritty Travels in South America follows the intrepid and fantastic—and totally true—adventures of flamboyant gay...

    Published April 4th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Male-Male Intimacy in Early America

    Beyond Romantic Friendships

    By William E Benemann

    Previously hard-to-find information on homosexuality in early America—now in a convenient single volume!Few of us are familiar with the gay men on General Washington’s staff or among the leaders of the new republic. Now, in the same way that Alex Haley’s Roots provided a...

    Published March 10th 2006 by Routledge

  6. Cultural Politics – Queer Reading

    2nd Edition

    By Alan Sinfield

    Following a first edition that generated wide-spread debate, Cultural Politics – Queer Reading is a bold study of the future of critical theory and the role of gender, ethnicity and cultures within academic literary studies.An illuminating introduction to the second edition revisits the book's...

    Published April 25th 2005 by Routledge

  7. Latina Lesbian Writers and Artists

    By Maria Dolores Costa

    Explore a little-known side of the lesbian artistic world! With this book, you’ll explore the work of the most significant contemporary Latina lesbian writers, artists, and performers in the United States, Latin America, and Spain. This book presents and analyzes literature, art, and poetry...

    Published December 3rd 2003 by Routledge

  8. Same-Sex Desire in the English Renaissance

    A Sourcebook of Texts, 1470-1650

    By Kenneth Borris

    Series: Garland Studies in the Renaissance

    The readings gathered here include many rare texts that have not been reprinted for centuries, excerpted from biblical commentary, legal writings, medical and scientific writings, popular encyclopedias, and literature, as well as continental vernacular and Latin sources never before available in...

    Published October 30th 2003 by Routledge

  9. Herspace

    Women, Writing, and Solitude

    By J Dianne Garner, Victoria Boynton, Jo Malin

    This collection delves deeply into the power of solitude in a richly detailed exploration of the lives of women writers! The essays in this fascinating volume combine literary theory, autobiography, performance, and criticism, while opening minds and expanding concepts of women's roles both in the...

    Published June 18th 2003 by Routledge

  10. The Way of the Woman Writer, Second Edition

    By Janet Lynn Roseman

    The Way of the Woman Writer, Second Edition continues the work of the inspirational original, offering guidance to women who wish to document their lives in writing. More a template than a how-to manual, this insightful book addresses the concerns, needs, and issues of women writers (both aspiring...

    Published May 2nd 2003 by Routledge