Gay and Lesbian Literary Heritage (Hardcover)

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Gay and Lesbian Literary Heritage (Hardcover)

By Claude J. Summers (Editor)

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The revised edition of The Gay and Lesbian LiteraryHeritage 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.

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 GayFictions: Wilde to Stonewall. He received the Lambda Literary Award for the first edition of The Gay andLesbian Literary Heritage.
Product Details ISBN: 9780415929264
ISBN-10: 0415929261
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: March 15th, 2002
Pages: 764
Language: English