Lavender Mansions: 40 Contemporary Lesbian And Gay Short Stories, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Lavender Mansions

40 Contemporary Lesbian And Gay Short Stories, 1st Edition

By Irene Zahava


430 pages

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Paperback: 9780367159368
pub: 2020-03-30
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pub: 2019-06-07
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pub: 2019-03-11
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This book presents a collection of forty contemporary lesbian and gay short stories by both lesbians and gay men who represent a multiplicity of ethnic and racial backgrounds. It allows readers to understand lesbian and gay life according to its most culturally and politically significant themes.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. From Zami: A New Spelling of My Name 2. My Mother's Clothes: The School of Beauty and Shame 3. Ben's Eyes 4. Myths 5. Buddies 6. Ceremonies 7. Sacred Lips of the Bronx 8. Sister Safety Pin 9. Growing in Defiance 10. Letter to Mama 11. Shouts of Joy 12. Mujeres Morenas 13. Don't Explain 14. Cultural Revolution 15. Mothers Know 16. Enrollment 17. In My Father's Car 18. River of Names 19. A Letter to Harvey Milk 20. Fruitstand II: Honeydew Moon 21. Country People 22. Public Display 23. Kissing Doesn't Kill 24. Humming 25. Meeting Imelda Marcos 26. The Juliette Low Legacy 27. Is This Enough for You? 28. When You Grow to Adultery 29. Trespassing 30. The Day Carmen Maura Kissed Me 31. The Dress 32. Deer Out of Season 33. Despair: August 1987 34. Halfway Home 35. The Angel of Death on the Provincetown Ferry 36. Portland, Maine: An Essay 37. Running on Empty 38. A Good Man 39. D.O.M., 40. In the Life

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General