By Phd, John Dececco,Sonya L Jones

look at how narrative has formed homosexual and lesbian culture

A Sea of news: The Shaping energy of Narrative in homosexual and Lesbian Cultures: A Festschrift for John P. De Cecco is an unforgettable selection of own narratives that explores the ancient, mental, and sociological contexts of homosexuality in destinations starting from Nazi Germany to Colorado. a few of the favourite authors during this assortment contain David Bergman, Louis staff, Diana Hume George, and Ruth Vanita. students in homosexual and lesbian reviews, political events, cultural reports, and narratology, and a person attracted to homosexual heritage may want to discover those interesting narratives on themes akin to intercourse and sin within the South, promoting homosexual literature earlier than Stonewall, becoming up homosexual in India, and the tale of an interracial male couple dealing with homophobic lack of information in a small town.

A Sea of reports additionally includes inventive fiction and nonfiction love tales, warfare tales, oral tales, and bibliographies, and a stunning post-Stonewell and post-modern narrative set on a South African seascape that tells the tale of 2 specialist males and the opportunity of a kiss. for a whole record of contents, please stopover at our site at www.haworthpressinc.com.

This e-book provide you with various narratives that conceal a variety, together with:

  • memoirs of homosexual Holocaust survivors and the emergence of the 1st lesbian and homosexual publication membership in its wake
  • homophobia within the office and using coming-out tales to augment office variety
  • the institution of a gay/straight alliance in a Salt Lake urban highschool that's seriously ruled via Mormons
  • gay literary background that examines the works of Langston Hughes in addition to Martin Duberman, Paul Monette, and Edmund White relating to the lesbian 70s
  • creative nonfiction a few woman's love for one more girl, her lifelong pal
  • Provincetown's notable group reaction to the AIDS epidemic

    A choice of chapters written through the colleagues and previous scholars of John P. De Cecco, pioneering editor of the magazine of Homosexuality, A Sea of reports takes its identify from a word Dr. De Cecco utilized in his keynote deal with to the “History and reminiscence” convention at Allegheny university in 1997. This convention sparked the assumption for this choice of essays that learn the gay event via ancient, mental, and sociological viewpoints and homosexuality in literature. those brave tales will help readers to understand themselves extra deeply, to spot wih others, and to interpret homosexual and lesbian stories in numerous narrative types.

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