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

look at how narrative has formed homosexual and lesbian culture

A Sea of reports: The Shaping strength of Narrative in homosexual and Lesbian Cultures: A Festschrift for John P. De Cecco is an unforgettable selection of own narratives that explores the historic, mental, and sociological contexts of homosexuality in destinations starting from Nazi Germany to Colorado. the various favorite authors during this assortment contain David Bergman, Louis group, Diana Hume George, and Ruth Vanita. students in homosexual and lesbian stories, political routine, cultural experiences, and narratology, and somebody drawn to homosexual historical past should want to discover those fascinating narratives on subject matters equivalent to intercourse and sin within the South, promoting homosexual literature ahead of Stonewall, becoming up homosexual in India, and the tale of an interracial male couple dealing with homophobic lack of awareness in a small town.

A Sea of news additionally comprises inventive fiction and nonfiction love tales, warfare tales, oral tales, and bibliographies, and a gorgeous 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 ebook provides you with various narratives that disguise 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 place of work and using coming-out tales to reinforce office range
  • the institution of a gay/straight alliance in a Salt Lake urban highschool that's seriously ruled by means of Mormons
  • gay literary historical past that examines the works of Langston Hughes in addition to Martin Duberman, Paul Monette, and Edmund White in terms of the lesbian 70s
  • creative nonfiction a few woman's love for an additional lady, her lifelong buddy
  • Provincetown's awesome group reaction to the AIDS epidemic

    A selection of chapters written through the colleagues and previous scholars of John P. De Cecco, pioneering editor of the magazine of Homosexuality, A Sea of news takes its identify from a word Dr. De Cecco utilized in his keynote tackle to the “History and reminiscence” convention at Allegheny collage in 1997. This convention sparked the belief for this number of essays that learn the gay adventure via historic, mental, and sociological viewpoints and homosexuality in literature. those brave tales will support readers to grasp themselves extra deeply, to spot wih others, and to interpret homosexual and lesbian reviews in several narrative types.

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