Unlimited embrace : a canon of gay fiction, 1945-1995 / Reed Woodhouse.

By: Woodhouse, Reed, 1949-Material type: TextTextPublication details: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, c1998. Description: x, 338 p. ; 25 cmISBN: 1558491325; 9781558491328Subject(s): Homosexuality and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Literature and society -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Gay men's writings, American -- History and criticism | Gay men -- Books and reading -- United States | Gay men -- United States -- Intellectual life | Gay men in literature | American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism | Canon (Literature)DDC classification: 813/.54099206642 LOC classification: PS374.H63 | W66 1998Online resources: Ebook from the Internet Archive (renewable 1-hour loan only)
Contents:
From the closet to the theater (via the electric chair). James Baldwin's Giovanni's room ; Tennessee Williams's gay short stories -- Sexual dandyism and the legacy of Oscar Wilde. Gore Vidal's Myra Breckinridge ; Boyd McDonald's Straight to hell -- Immodesty and immolation. Dennis Cooper's Frisk ; James Purdy's Narrow rooms -- The life of desire in 1978. Larry Kramer's Faggots ; Andrew Holleran's Dancer from the dance -- Virtually normal, and vice-versa. David Leavitt's The lost language of cranes ; Christopher Isherwood's A single man -- Homeward bound. Michael Cunningham's A home at the end of the world ; Ethan Mordden's short stories -- A wedding and three funerals: four AIDS novels. John Weir's The irreversible decline of Eddie Socket ; Samuel R. Delany's The mad man ; Christopher Davis's Valley of the shadow ; Dale Peck's Martin and John -- Boy's life: Neil Bartlett's Ready to catch him should he fall -- White lies: Edmund White's gay fiction.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [307]-327) and index.

From the closet to the theater (via the electric chair). James Baldwin's Giovanni's room ; Tennessee Williams's gay short stories -- Sexual dandyism and the legacy of Oscar Wilde. Gore Vidal's Myra Breckinridge ; Boyd McDonald's Straight to hell -- Immodesty and immolation. Dennis Cooper's Frisk ; James Purdy's Narrow rooms -- The life of desire in 1978. Larry Kramer's Faggots ; Andrew Holleran's Dancer from the dance -- Virtually normal, and vice-versa. David Leavitt's The lost language of cranes ; Christopher Isherwood's A single man -- Homeward bound. Michael Cunningham's A home at the end of the world ; Ethan Mordden's short stories -- A wedding and three funerals: four AIDS novels. John Weir's The irreversible decline of Eddie Socket ; Samuel R. Delany's The mad man ; Christopher Davis's Valley of the shadow ; Dale Peck's Martin and John -- Boy's life: Neil Bartlett's Ready to catch him should he fall -- White lies: Edmund White's gay fiction.

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