The Gay and Lesbian Literary Heritage

The Gay and Lesbian Literary Heritage

A Reader's Companion to the Writers and Their Works, From Antiquity to the Present

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The revised edition of The Gay and Lesbian LiteraryHeritageis 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.
Publisher: New York : Routledge, c2002.
Edition: Rev. ed.
ISBN: 9780415929264
Branch Call Number: 809. 93353 GAY 2002
Characteristics: xxiv, 739 p.
Additional Contributors: Summers, Claude J.


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