A Gay Man's Odyssey 10th Anniversary edition
By (author) Martin Bauml Duberman
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Cures by Martin Bauml Duberman
Book DescriptionMartin Duberman gives a witty and searingly candid account of his journey to acceptance of his homosexuality despite the efforts of psychotherapists to cure him of it. This is the tenth anniversary edition of Cures: A Gay Mans Odyssey , Martin Dubermans classic memoir of growing up gay in pre-Stonewall America. The tale of his desperate struggle to cure himself of his homosexuality through psychotherapy is utterly frank and deeply moving. But Cures is more than one mans story; its the vivid, witty account of a generation, of changing times, shifting social attitudes, and the rising tide of protest against received wisdom. For this tenth anniversary edition, Duberman has written a substantial new afterword that updates both his personal history and the ongoing struggle for a more just society.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780813339542
(210mm x 140mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Westview Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 6-Apr-2002
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Martin Bauml Duberman
Black Mountain, Paperback (April 2009)
Using interviews, anecdotes, and research, this title depicts the relationships that made Black Mountain College what it was. It documents the college's tenure, from its most brilliant moments of self-reinvention to its lowest moments of petty infighting. It records the financial difficulties that beleaguered the community in its existence.
Haymarket, Paperback (January 2005)
This is the story of Albert Parsons, the best known leader of the anarchist/socialist movement. At a time of bitter class war and a groundswell of working-class radicalism, the Haymarket Riot in 1886 produced a wave of hysteria across the nation, leading ultimately to the trial and hanging of Parsons and other leaders.
Queer Representations, Paperback (May 1997)» View all books by Martin Bauml Duberman
Emphasizing the interconnectedness of gay and lesbian lives and the literature which has been instrumental in defining, reconstructing, and representing these lives, this study serves as a diverse introduction to queer culture and literature.
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Author Biography - Martin Bauml Duberman
Martin Duberman is Distinguished Professor of History at the City University of New York and Founding Director of the Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies.
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