Encyclopedia of Contemporary LGBTQ Literature of the United States [2 volumes]

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Emmanuel S. Nelson
ABC-CLIO, Jul 14, 2009 - Literary Criticism - 762 pages

Comprehensive in scope and accessible to students and general readers, Encyclopedia of Contemporary LGBTQ Literature of the United States explores contemporary American LGBTQ literature and its social, political, cultural, and historical contexts. Included are several hundred alphabetically arranged entries written by expert contributors. Students of literature and popular culture will appreciate the encyclopedia's insightful survey and discussion of LGBTQ authors and their works, while students of history and social issues will value the encyclopedia's use of literature to explore LGBTQ American society.

Each entry is written by an expert contributor and lists additional sources of information. To further enhance study and understanding, the encyclopedia closes with a selected general bibliography of print and electronic resources for student research.


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Emmanuel S. Nelson is professor of English at the State University of New York, Cortland, NY. His published works include the award-winning Greenwood Encyclopedia of Multiethnic American Literature.

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