Literary visions of homosexuality / Stuart Kellogg, editor.Material type: TextSeries: Research on homosexuality ; v. 6.Publication details: New York : Haworth Press, ©1983.Description: x, 174 p. ; 24 cmISBN:
- 0866561838 :
- 809/.93353 19
- PN56.H57 L57 1983
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"Also ... published as Journal of homosexuality, volume 8, numbers 3/4, Spring/Summer, 1983"--Verso t.p.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction: The uses of homosexuality in literature / Stuart Kellogg -- This other Eden: Arcadia and the homosexual imagination / Byrne R. S. Fone -- Edward Carpenter and the double structure of Maurice / Robert K. Martin -- The inverted type: homosexuality as a theme in James Merrill's prophetic books / Edmund White -- Don Leon, Byron, and homosexual law reform / Louis Crompton -- Stoddard's little tricks in South Seas Idyls / Roger Austen -- Henry James: interpreting an obsessive memory / Richard Hall -- William Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom!: an exegesis of the homoerotic configurations in the novel / Don Merrick Liles -- The Merchant of Venice: the homosexual as anti-Semite in nascent capitalism / Seymour Kleinberg -- The lesbian hero bound: Radclyffe Hall's portrait of sapphic daughters and their mothers / Inez Martinez -- An essay in sexual liberation, Victorian style: Walter Pater's "two early French stories" / Richard Dellamora -- To love a medieval boy / Thomas Stehling.
An important contribution to the rapidly growing field of gay literary criticism and scholarship, this volume, the first of its kind, contains well-written and intelligently argued essays on the the homosexual tradition in Western literature. It investigates the ways in which homosexuality has been viewed by a variety of authors from the Middle Ages to the present, including William Shakespeare, Christopher Marlowe, E. M. Forster, James Merrill, Henry James, and William Faulkner.--From publisher's description.