E-books: Gay & Lesbian Literature

  • Modernist Aesthetics and Consumer Culture in the Writings of Oscar Wilde book cover

    Modernist Aesthetics and Consumer Culture in the Writings of Oscar Wilde

    1st Edition

    By Paul Fortunato

    Oscar Wilde was a consumer modernist. His modernist aesthetics drove him into the heart of the mass culture industries of 1890s London, particularly the journalism and popular theatre industries. Wilde was extremely active in these industries: as a journalist at the Pall Mall Gazette; as magazine…

    eBook – 2013-09-13
    Studies in Major Literary Authors

  • Everyday Mutinies: Funding Lesbian Activism book cover

    Everyday Mutinies

    Funding Lesbian Activism, 1st Edition

    By Esther D Rothblum, Nanette Gartrell

    Who are the women who struggled to form lesbian communities--and how did they fund their activism?In Everyday Mutinies: Funding Lesbian Activism, two dozen lesbians--including well-known activists such as Martina Navratilova, Alison Bechdel, Dee Mosbacher, and Jewelle Gomez--tell the stories of…

    eBook – 2013-09-13

  • Critical Essays: Gay and Lesbian Writers of Color book cover

    Critical Essays

    Gay and Lesbian Writers of Color, 1st Edition

    By Emmanuel Nelson

    This pioneering work is the first book to systematically explore the literature of gay and lesbian writers of color in the United States. Critical Essays challenges the marginalization and tokenization of gay men and lesbians of color in the dominant academic discourses by focusing exclusively on…

    eBook – 2013-09-13

  • Classics in Lesbian Studies book cover

    Classics in Lesbian Studies

    1st Edition

    By Esther D Rothblum

    Classics in Lesbian Studies takes a major step in giving the lesbian experience its own unique voice within scholarship and the larger world society. Thus, it is devoted exclusively to the lesbian experience and serves as a vehicle for the promotion of scholarship and commentary on lesbianism from…

    eBook – 2013-08-27

  • Sailors and Sexual Identity: Crossing the Line Between

    Sailors and Sexual Identity

    Crossing the Line Between "Straight" and "Gay" in the U.S. Navy, 1st Edition

    By Steven Zeeland

    In Sailors and Sexual Identity, author Steven Zeeland talks with young male sailors--both gay- and straight-identified--about ways in which their social and sexual lives have been shaped by their Navy careers.Despite massive media attention to the issue, there remains a gross disparity between the…

    eBook – 2013-08-21

  • Science/Fiction Collections: Fantasy, Supernatural and Weird Tales book cover

    Science/Fiction Collections

    Fantasy, Supernatural and Weird Tales, 1st Edition

    By Lee Ash

    Science/Fiction Collections offers different views and attitudes toward Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature and descriptions of a variety of collections. Written during a time when Science Fiction and Fantasy writings had just gained widespread popularity, it offers suggestions and…

    eBook – 2013-08-21

  • Cultural Politics - Queer Reading book cover

    Cultural Politics - Queer Reading

    2nd Edition

    By Alan Sinfield

    Following a first edition that generated wide-spread debate, Cultural Politics – Queer Reading is a bold study of the future of critical theory and the role of gender, ethnicity and cultures within academic literary studies.An illuminating introduction to the second edition revisits the book's…

    eBook – 2013-04-15

  • Lost Gay Novels: A Reference Guide to Fifty Works from the First Half of the Twentieth Century book cover

    Lost Gay Novels

    A Reference Guide to Fifty Works from the First Half of the Twentieth Century, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Slide

    Searching for an introduction to the shadowy, intriguing world of early 20th century gay-themed fiction? In Lost Gay Novels, respected pop culture historian Anthony Slide resurrects fifty early 20th century American novels with gay themes or characters and discusses them in carefully…

    eBook – 2013-04-03

  • Homoeroticism in Imperial China: A Sourcebook book cover

    Homoeroticism in Imperial China

    A Sourcebook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Stevenson, Cuncun Wu

    Bringing together over sixty pre-modern Chinese primary sources on same-sex desire in English translation, Homoeroticism in Imperial China is an important addition to the growing field of the comparative history of sexuality and provides a window onto the continuous cultural relevance of same-sex…

    eBook – 2013-02-11

  • Talk on the Wilde Side book cover

    Talk on the Wilde Side

    1st Edition

    By Ed Cohen

    First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    eBook – 2013-02-01

  • A Sea of Stories: The Shaping Power of Narrative in Gay and Lesbian Cultures: A Festschrift for John P. DeCecco book cover

    A Sea of Stories

    The Shaping Power of Narrative in Gay and Lesbian Cultures: A Festschrift for John P. DeCecco, 1st Edition

    By John Dececco, Phd, Sonya L Jones

    Take a look at how narrative has shaped gay and lesbian cultureA Sea of Stories: The Shaping Power of Narrative in Gay and Lesbian Cultures: A Festschrift for John P. De Cecco is an unforgettable collection of personal narratives that explores the historical, psychological, and sociological…

    eBook – 2013-01-11

  • AIDS Literature and Gay Identity: The Literature of Loss book cover

    AIDS Literature and Gay Identity

    The Literature of Loss, 1st Edition

    By Monica B. Pearl

    This book discusses the significance of late twentieth century and early twenty first century American fiction written in response to the AIDS crisis and interrogates how sexual identity is depicted and constructed textually. Pearl develops Freudian psychoanalytic theory in a complex account of the…

    eBook – 2013-01-04
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

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