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By Phd, John Dececco,Sonya L Jones

look at how narrative has formed homosexual and lesbian culture

A Sea of reports: The Shaping strength of Narrative in homosexual and Lesbian Cultures: A Festschrift for John P. De Cecco is an unforgettable selection of own narratives that explores the historic, mental, and sociological contexts of homosexuality in destinations starting from Nazi Germany to Colorado. many of the well known authors during this assortment contain David Bergman, Louis staff, Diana Hume George, and Ruth Vanita. students in homosexual and lesbian reports, political routine, cultural reviews, and narratology, and somebody drawn to homosexual background probably want to discover those fascinating narratives on subject matters resembling intercourse and sin within the South, promoting homosexual literature prior to Stonewall, turning out to be up homosexual in India, and the tale of an interracial male couple dealing with homophobic lack of knowledge in a small town.

A Sea of reports additionally comprises artistic fiction and nonfiction love tales, struggle 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 specialist males and the potential of a kiss. for an entire record of contents, please stopover at our site at www.haworthpressinc.com.

This e-book provides you with numerous narratives that hide 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 office 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 via Mormons
  • gay literary historical past 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 lady, her lifelong good friend
  • Provincetown's amazing neighborhood reaction to the AIDS epidemic

    A choice of chapters written via the colleagues and previous scholars of John P. De Cecco, pioneering editor of the magazine of Homosexuality, A Sea of news takes its identify 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 study the gay adventure via historic, 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 numerous narrative types.

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