Essays on Gay Literature
Harrington Park Press, 1983 - Social Science - 174 pages
An important contribution to the rapidly growing field of gay literary criticism and scholarship, this volume contains well-written and intelligently argued essays on the the homosexual tradition in Western literature. The first book of its kind, Essays on Gay Literature investigates the ways in which homosexuality has been viewed by a variety of authors from the Middle Ages to the present, including William Shakespeare, Christopher Marlowe, E. M. Forster, James Merrill, Henry James, and William Faulkner.
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