Literature: Gay & Lesbian Literature

  • Male-to-Female Crossdressing in Early Modern English Literature: Gender, Performance, and Queer Relations book cover

    Male-to-Female Crossdressing in Early Modern English Literature

    Gender, Performance, and Queer Relations, 1st Edition

    By Simone Chess

    This volume examines and theorizes the oft-ignored phenomenon of male-to-female (MTF) crossdressing in early modern drama, prose, and poetry, inviting MTF crossdressing episodes to take a fuller place alongside instances of female-to-male crossdressing and boy actors’ crossdressing, which have long…

    Paperback – 2019-03-11 
    Routledge

  • Sex Guides: Books and Films about Sexuality for Young Adults book cover

    Sex Guides

    Books and Films about Sexuality for Young Adults, 1st Edition

    By Patty Campbell

    The history of the sex guide for adolescents documents the quite unconscious movement of Western culture’s ideas about sex and youth, revealing the heritage of our own sexual beliefs and codes of behaviour. The first section of this book, first published in 1986, traces the development of the sex…

    Paperback – 2018-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literature and Sexuality

  • The Erotic Motive in Literature book cover

    The Erotic Motive in Literature

    1st Edition

    By Albert Mordell

    This work, first published in 1919, is an endeavour to apply some of the methods of psychoanalysis to literature. It traces a writer’s books back to the outward and inner events of their life and to reveal of their unconscious. This unconscious is largely identical with the mental love fantasies in…

    Paperback – 2018-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literature and Sexuality

  • Double Talk: The Erotics of Male Literary Collaboration book cover

    Double Talk

    The Erotics of Male Literary Collaboration, 1st Edition

    By Wayne Koestenbaum

    Sigmund Freud and Josef Breuer on hysteria, J.A. Symonds and Havelock Ellis on sexuality, a novel by Ford Madox Ford and Joseph Conrad, The Waste Land of T.S. Eliot (and Ezra Pound), even the Lyrical Ballads of Wordsworth and Coleridge: men making books together. Wayne Koestenbaum's startling…

    Paperback – 2018-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literature and Sexuality

  • Performing La Mestiza: Textual Representations of Lesbians of Color and the Negotiation of Identities book cover

    Performing La Mestiza

    Textual Representations of Lesbians of Color and the Negotiation of Identities, 1st Edition

    By Ellen M. Gil-Gomez

    This book, first published in 2000, explores the intersections of race, gender and gay identities in writings by contemporary American lesbians of colour in order to show how this subject is sometimes ignored, sometimes brutalised and is very rarely able to survive on her own terms by constructing…

    Paperback – 2018-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literature and Sexuality

  • Proust, Cole Porter, Michelangelo, Marc Almond and Me: Writings by Gay Men on Their Lives and Lifestyles from the Archives of the National Lesbian and Gay Survey book cover

    Proust, Cole Porter, Michelangelo, Marc Almond and Me

    Writings by Gay Men on Their Lives and Lifestyles from the Archives of the National Lesbian and Gay Survey, 1st Edition

    By National Lesbian & Gay Survey

    Drawn from years of archive material, this collection, first published in 1993, portrays the voices and experience of over sixty gay men from all walks of life. Here are presented the difficulties of coming out, but also the diverse nature of gay relationships and the impact of HIV and AIDS.…

    Paperback – 2018-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literature and Sexuality

  • Lesbian Voices From Latin America book cover

    Lesbian Voices From Latin America

    1st Edition

    By Elena M. Martínez

    In spite of the attention that Latin American women writers have attracted in recent years, a book dedicated exclusively to those writers whose work primarily articulates a lesbian perspective was until now missing. The purpose of this book, first published in 1996, is to bring attention to and…

    Paperback – 2018-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literature and Sexuality

  • Sexual Heretics: Male Homosexuality in English Literature from 1850-1900 book cover

    Sexual Heretics

    Male Homosexuality in English Literature from 1850-1900, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Reade

    The years between 1850 and 1900 were the vintage years of a discreet homosexual culture in England. In this period, educational, personal and foreign influences all contributed to the establishment of a trend expressed in the works of authors such as John Addington Symonds, Walter Pater, and A.E.…

    Paperback – 2018-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literature and Sexuality

  • The Routledge Companion to Gender, Sex and Latin American Culture book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Gender, Sex and Latin American Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Frederick Luis Aldama

    The Routledge Companion to Gender, Sex and Latin American Culture is the first comprehensive volume to explore the intersections between gender, sexuality, and the creation, consumption, and interpretation of popular culture in the Américas. The chapters seek to enrich our understanding of the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions to Gender

  • Transgender Experience: Place, Ethnicity, and Visibility book cover

    Transgender Experience

    Place, Ethnicity, and Visibility, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chantal Zabus, David Coad

    This collection by trans and non-trans academics and artists from the United States, the UK, and continental Europe, examines how transgenderism can be conceptualized in a literary, biographical, and autobiographical framework, with emphasis on place, ethnicity and visibility. The volume covers the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Beyond Gender: An Advanced Introduction to Futures of Feminist and Sexuality Studies book cover

    Beyond Gender

    An Advanced Introduction to Futures of Feminist and Sexuality Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Greta Olson, Mirjam Horn-Schott, Daniel Hartley, Regina Leonie Schmidt

    Scholars and activists often narrate the history of gender and feminism as a progression of "waves," said to mark high points of innovation in theory and moments of political breakthrough. Arguing for the notion of multiple futurities over that of progressive waves, Beyond Gender combines…

    Hardback – 2018-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Queer Sinophone Cultures book cover

    Queer Sinophone Cultures

    1st Edition

    Edited by Howard Chiang, Ari Larissa Heinrich

    The Sinophone framework emphasises the diversity of Chinese-speaking communities and cultures, and seeks to move beyond a binary model of China and the West. Indeed, this strikingly resembles attempts within the queer studies movement to challenge the dimorphisms of sex and gender. Bringing…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

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