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By Phd, John Dececco,Sonya L Jones

ISBN-10: 1560231556

ISBN-13: 9781560231554

ISBN-10: 1560239557

ISBN-13: 9781560239550

look at 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 choice of own narratives that explores the old, mental, and sociological contexts of homosexuality in destinations starting from Nazi Germany to Colorado. a few of the trendy authors during this assortment contain David Bergman, Louis workforce, Diana Hume George, and Ruth Vanita. students in homosexual and lesbian stories, political pursuits, cultural reports, and narratology, and an individual drawn to homosexual heritage probably want to discover those exciting narratives on issues comparable to intercourse and sin within the South, promoting homosexual literature sooner than Stonewall, turning out to be up homosexual in India, and the tale of an interracial male couple dealing with homophobic lack of understanding in a small town.

A Sea of reports additionally comprises artistic fiction and nonfiction love tales, warfare 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 e-book provides you with quite a few narratives that disguise a variety, together with:

  • memoirs of homosexual Holocaust survivors and the emergence of the 1st lesbian and homosexual publication membership in its wake
  • homophobia within the place of work and using coming-out tales to augment office variety
  • the institution of a gay/straight alliance in a Salt Lake urban highschool that's seriously ruled by way of Mormons
  • gay literary history that examines the works of Langston Hughes in addition to Martin Duberman, Paul Monette, and Edmund White relating to the lesbian 70s
  • creative nonfiction a few woman's love for one more girl, her lifelong buddy
  • Provincetown's amazing group reaction to the AIDS epidemic

    A selection of chapters written by way 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 deal with to the “History and reminiscence” convention at Allegheny collage in 1997. This convention sparked the assumption for this choice of essays that learn 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 studies in several narrative varieties.

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