Download e-book for kindle: A Sea of Stories: The Shaping Power of Narrative in Gay and by Phd, John Dececco,Sonya L Jones

By Phd, John Dececco,Sonya L Jones

ISBN-10: 1560231556

ISBN-13: 9781560231554

ISBN-10: 1560239557

ISBN-13: 9781560239550

seriously look into 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 number of own narratives that explores the historic, mental, and sociological contexts of homosexuality in destinations starting from Nazi Germany to Colorado. a few of the widespread authors during this assortment contain David Bergman, Louis workforce, Diana Hume George, and Ruth Vanita. students in homosexual and lesbian reports, political events, cultural reviews, and narratology, and an individual drawn to homosexual heritage may want to discover those interesting narratives on issues reminiscent of intercourse and sin within the South, promoting homosexual literature earlier than Stonewall, growing to be up homosexual in India, and the tale of an interracial male couple dealing with homophobic lack of know-how in a small town.

A Sea of reports additionally includes artistic fiction and nonfiction love tales, conflict 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 expert males and the potential of a kiss. for a whole record of contents, please stopover at our website at www.haworthpressinc.com.

This publication provide you with a number of narratives that conceal a variety, together with:

  • memoirs of homosexual Holocaust survivors and the emergence of the 1st lesbian and homosexual e-book membership in its wake
  • homophobia within the office and using coming-out tales to augment place of work range
  • the institution of a gay/straight alliance in a Salt Lake urban highschool that's seriously ruled through Mormons
  • gay literary history 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 an additional girl, her lifelong good friend
  • Provincetown's extraordinary neighborhood reaction to the AIDS epidemic

    A selection of chapters written via the colleagues and previous scholars of John P. De Cecco, pioneering editor of the magazine of Homosexuality, A Sea of news takes its name from a word Dr. De Cecco utilized in his keynote deal with to the “History and reminiscence” convention at Allegheny collage in 1997. This convention sparked the belief for this number of essays that research the gay adventure 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 reviews in numerous narrative types.

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