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Gay and Lesbian Literature for Children

Gay and Lesbian Literature for Children   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

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Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Literature, Children's literature studies
Length:
552 words

While explicitly gay and lesbian characters and themes did not appear in children's books until 1969, thinly veiled homosexual ...

Gay Literature

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The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature

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Current Version:
2002
Subject:
Literature
Length:
1,249 words

Gay writing was an important element of the Harlem Renaissance. Gay and bisexual men—such as Alain Locke, Countee Cullen ...

Gay Men

Gay Men   Reference library

The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2002
Subject:
Literature
Length:
330 words

The image of gay men in black writing is complicated by homophobic values in society that make homosexuality unspeakable and ...

Gay Literature: Poetry and Prose

Gay Literature: Poetry and Prose   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
Length:
7,040 words

Queer theory, a subject of much controversy among academics and literary critics in recent decades, raises crucial questions regarding the ...

Gay literature

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The Oxford Companion to Canadian Literature (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Literature
Length:
4,489 words

1. Fiction and Non-Fiction. ...

A current of homoeroticism, or what American critic Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick has called ‘male homosocial desire’,

Gay and Lesbian Writing

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The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
Length:
1,626 words

There has been as yet no substantial investigation of the role of homosexuality in French literature before the 20th c. ...

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