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Lost gay novels : a reference guide to fifty works from the first half of the twentieth century / Anthony Slide.

Author/Creator:
Slide, Anthony., author.
Publication:
New York ; London : Routledge, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (215 p.)
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Subjects:
Homosexuality and literature -- English-speaking countries -- Bibliography.
Homosexuality and literature -- English-speaking countries.
English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Male homosexuality in literature -- Bibliography.
American fiction -- 20th century -- Bibliography.
English fiction -- 20th century -- Bibliography.
Gay men in literature -- Bibliography.
Male homosexuality in literature.
Gay men in literature.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Searching for an introduction to the shadowy, intriguing world of early 20th century gay-themed fiction? In Lost Gay Novels, respected pop culture historian Anthony Slide resurrects fifty early 20th century American novels with gay themes or characters and discusses them in carefully researched, engaging prose. Each entry offers you a detailed discussion of plot and characters, a summary of contemporary critical reception, and biographical information on the often-obscure writer. In Lost Gay Novels, another aspect of gay life and society is, in the words the author, ?uncloseted,? prov
Contents:
Cover; Lost Gay Novels: A Reference Guide to Fifty Works from the First Half of the Twentieth Century; Copyright; Contents; About the Author; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. James Barr, Quatrefoil; 2. Larry Barretto, the Great Light; 3. Stuart Benton, All Things Human; 4. Alvah Bessie, Dwell in the Wilderness; 5. André Birabeau, Revelation; 6. Isabel Bolton, the Christmas Tree; 7. Vance Bourjaily, the End of My Life; 8. Kay Boyle, Gentlemen, I Address You Privately; 9. Myron Brinig, This Man Is My Brother; 10. Richard Brooks, the Brick Foxhole; 11. John Buchan, Greenmantle
12. John Horne Burns, the Gallery13. James M. Cain, Serenade; 14. Clarkson Crane, the Western Shore; 15. Hubert Creekmore, the Welcome; 16. George Davis, the Opening of a Door; 17. Michael De Forrest, the Gay Year; 18. Harrison Dowd, the Night Air; 19. George Eekhoud, a Strange Love: A Novel of Abnormal Passion; 20. Stuart Engstrand, the Sling and the Arrow; 21. John Evans, Shadows Flying; 22. Waldo Frank, the Dark Mother; 23. Ernest Frost, the Dark Peninsula; 24. Henry Blake Fuller, Bertram Cope's Year; 25. Richard Hull, the Murder of My Aunt; 26. Charles Jackson, the Fall of Valor
27. Nial Kent, the Divided Path28. Lew Levenson, Butterfly Man; 29. Jean Lyttle, Sheila Lacey; 30. Harlan Cozad Mcintosh, This Fine Shadow; 31. Compton Mackenzie, Vestal Fire; 32. William Maxwell, the Folded Leaf; 33. Richard Meeker, Better Angel; 34. Ernest Milton, to Kiss the Crocodile; 35. Willard Motley, Knock on Any Door; 36. Blair Niles, Strange Brother; 37. Eugene O'brien, He Swung and He Missed; 38. Elliot Paul, Concert Pitch; 39. Thomas Hal Phillips, the Bitterweed Path; 40. Mary Renault, Promise of Love; 41. Janet Schane, the Dazzling Crystal; 42. Rex Stout, Forest Fire
43. L. A. G. Strong (Leonard Alfred George), the Last Enemy: A Study of Youth44. André Tellier, Twilight Men; 45. Ward Thomas, Stranger in the Land; 46. Loren Wahl, the Invisible Glass; 47. Sylvia Townsend Warner, Mr. Fortune's Maggot; 48. Denton Welch, Maiden Voyage; 49. Calder Willingham, End as a Man; 50. J. (John) Keith Winter, Other Man's Saucer; Appendix. Titles in Chronological Order; Bibliography; Index
Notes:
First published by the Haworth Press, Inc., in 2003.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
0-203-05723-6
1-299-46050-X
1-136-57208-2
OCLC:
846971314
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203057230 doi