Women’s and Gender Studies: Gay & Lesbian Literature

  • The Novels of Virginia Woolf (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    The Novels of Virginia Woolf (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Hermione Lee

    This book, first published in 1977, is not about Bloomsbury, lesbianism, madness or suicide, but is a much-needed introduction to Virginia Woolf’s nine novels, written in the hope of turning attention back from the life to the fictional work. Its clarity and insights will make this book invaluable…

    Paperback – 2010-10-03

  • Gay Male Fiction Since Stonewall: Ideology, Conflict, and Aesthetics book cover

    Gay Male Fiction Since Stonewall

    Ideology, Conflict, and Aesthetics, 1st Edition

    By Les Brookes

    The conflict between assimilationism and radicalism that has riven gay culture since Stonewall became highly visible in the 1990s with the emergence and challenge of queer theory and politics. The conflict predates Stonewall, however—indeed, Jonathan Dollimore describes it as "one of the most…

    Paperback – 2010-01-26
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century 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…

    Paperback – 2009-06-16
    Studies in Major Literary Authors

  • Reading Sexualities: Hermeneutic Theory and the Future of Queer Studies book cover

    Reading Sexualities

    Hermeneutic Theory and the Future of Queer Studies, 1st Edition

    By Donald E. Hall

    Reading Sexualities confronts the reigning practices, priorities, and preoccupations of queer theory and sexuality studies. Looking at a range of texts, from novels to travel narratives to internet porn, Donald E. Hall deftly weaves the theoretical with the literary in order to: examine the…

    Paperback – 2009-02-27

  • You Can Run: Gay, Glam, and Gritty Travels in South America book cover

    You Can Run

    Gay, Glam, and Gritty Travels in South America, 1st Edition

    By Jesse Archer

    From Machu Picchu to a cocaine purchase in a Bolivian jail—and beyond!How do you rough it in extreme South American travels and still dare to be different? You Can Run: Gay, Glam, and Gritty Travels in South America follows the intrepid and fantastic—and totally true—adventures of flamboyant gay…

    Paperback – 2007-04-04

  • Male-Male Intimacy in Early America: Beyond Romantic Friendships book cover

    Male-Male Intimacy in Early America

    Beyond Romantic Friendships, 1st Edition

    By William E Benemann

    Previously hard-to-find information on homosexuality in early America—now in a convenient single volume!Few of us are familiar with the gay men on General Washington’s staff or among the leaders of the new republic. Now, in the same way that Alex Haley’s Roots provided a…

    Paperback – 2006-03-10

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2005-04-25

  • Latina Lesbian Writers and Artists book cover

    Latina Lesbian Writers and Artists

    1st Edition

    By Maria Dolores Costa

    Explore a little-known side of the lesbian artistic world! With this book, you’ll explore the work of the most significant contemporary Latina lesbian writers, artists, and performers in the United States, Latin America, and Spain. This book presents and analyzes literature, art, and poetry…

    Paperback – 2003-12-03

  • Herspace: Women, Writing, and Solitude book cover


    Women, Writing, and Solitude, 1st Edition

    By J Dianne Garner, Victoria Boynton, Jo Malin

    This collection delves deeply into the power of solitude in a richly detailed exploration of the lives of women writers! The essays in this fascinating volume combine literary theory, autobiography, performance, and criticism, while opening minds and expanding concepts of women's roles both in the…

    Paperback – 2003-06-18

  • The Way of the Woman Writer book cover

    The Way of the Woman Writer

    2nd Edition

    By Janet Lynn Roseman

    The Way of the Woman Writer, Second Edition continues the work of the inspirational original, offering guidance to women who wish to document their lives in writing. More a template than a how-to manual, this insightful book addresses the concerns, needs, and issues of women writers (both aspiring…

    Paperback – 2003-05-02

  • La Cazzaria: The Book of the Prick book cover

    La Cazzaria

    The Book of the Prick, 1st Edition

    By Antonio Vignali

    Edited by Ian Frederick Moulton

    La Cazzaria is the most outspoken erotic text of the Italian Renaissance-a ribald dialogue about politics, sex, and desire. The book is remarkable for its frank discussions of sexuality and explicit homoeroticism-especially when compared to other writings of the period-and for its sophisticated…

    Paperback – 2003-03-07

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2003-02-18

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