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By Phd, John Dececco,Sonya L Jones

ISBN-10: 1560231556

ISBN-13: 9781560231554

ISBN-10: 1560239557

ISBN-13: 9781560239550

seriously look into how narrative has formed homosexual and lesbian culture

A Sea of news: The Shaping energy of Narrative in homosexual and Lesbian Cultures: A Festschrift for John P. De Cecco is an unforgettable number of own narratives that explores the old, mental, and sociological contexts of homosexuality in destinations starting from Nazi Germany to Colorado. many of the popular authors during this assortment comprise David Bergman, Louis staff, Diana Hume George, and Ruth Vanita. students in homosexual and lesbian experiences, political events, cultural stories, and narratology, and a person attracted to homosexual background probably want to discover those fascinating narratives on themes equivalent to intercourse and sin within the South, promoting homosexual literature ahead of Stonewall, starting to be up homosexual in India, and the tale of an interracial male couple dealing with homophobic lack of information in a small town.

A Sea of news additionally includes artistic fiction and nonfiction love tales, battle tales, oral tales, and bibliographies, and a stunning post-Stonewell and post-modern narrative set on a South African seascape that tells the tale of 2 expert males and the opportunity of a kiss. for a whole record of contents, please stopover at our website at www.haworthpressinc.com.

This ebook provide you with various narratives that hide a variety, together with:

  • memoirs of homosexual Holocaust survivors and the emergence of the 1st lesbian and homosexual e-book membership in its wake
  • homophobia within the place of work and using coming-out tales to reinforce office range
  • the institution of a gay/straight alliance in a Salt Lake urban highschool that's seriously ruled by way of Mormons
  • gay literary historical past that examines the works of Langston Hughes in addition to Martin Duberman, Paul Monette, and Edmund White in terms of the lesbian 70s
  • creative nonfiction a few woman's love for an additional lady, her lifelong buddy
  • Provincetown's striking group reaction to the AIDS epidemic

    A selection of chapters written by means of the colleagues and previous scholars of John P. De Cecco, pioneering editor of the magazine of Homosexuality, A Sea of news takes its name from a word Dr. De Cecco utilized in his keynote handle to the “History and reminiscence” convention at Allegheny collage in 1997. This convention sparked the assumption for this choice of essays that study the gay adventure via old, mental, and sociological viewpoints and homosexuality in literature. those brave tales will help readers to understand themselves extra deeply, to spot wih others, and to interpret homosexual and lesbian stories in numerous narrative kinds.

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