Gay and Lesbian Literary Heritage by Claude J. Summers
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Gay and Lesbian Literary Heritage
By Claude J. Summers

Gay and Lesbian Literary Heritage

A Reader's Companion to the Writers and Their Works, from Antiquity to the Present 2nd Revised edition

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Gay and Lesbian Literary Heritage by Claude J. Summers

Book Description

The revised edition of The Gay and Lesbian Literary Heritage is a reader's companion to this impressive body of work. It provides overviews of gay and lesbian presence in a variety of literatures and historical periods; in-depth critical essays on major gay and lesbian authors in world literature; and briefer treatments of other topics and figures important in appreciating the rich and varied gay and lesbian literary traditions. Included are nearly 400 alphabetically arranged articles by more than 175 scholars from around the world. New articles in this volume feature authors such as Michael Cunningham, Tony Kushner, Anne Lister, Kate Millet, Jan Morris, Terrence McNally, and Sarah Waters; essays on topics such as Comedy of Manners and Autobiography; and overviews of Danish, Norwegian, Philippines, and Swedish literatures; as well as updated and revised articles and bibliographies.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415929264
ISBN-10: 0415929261
Format: Hardback
(254mm x 178mm x 57mm)
Pages: 764
Imprint: Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 11-Apr-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Claude J. Summers

Claude J. Summers is William E. Stirton Professor in the Humanities and Professor of English at the University of Michigan, Dearborn. He has written widely on 17th-century English literature; written book-length critical studies on Christopher Marlowe, E. M. Forster, and Christopher Isherwood; and is the author of Gay Fictions: Wilde to Stonewall. He received the Lambda Literary Award for the first edition of The Gay and Lesbian Literary Heritage.

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