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Embracing a gay identity : gay novels as guides

Author: Wilfrid R Koponen
Publisher: Westport : Bergin & Garvey, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a psychological analysis of the process of "coming out" for gay men in America since 1950. Koponen uses six American novels as guides to illustrate this process, including "Falconer" by John  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Koponen, Wilfrid R.
Embracing a gay identity.
Westport : Bergin & Garvey, ©1993
(OCoLC)623917193
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wilfrid R Koponen
ISBN: 0897893360 9780897893367
OCLC Number: 27187067
Description: viii, 186 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : coming out and gay novels --
Denial : Falconer and City of night --
Anger : Giovanni's room --
Bargaining : The beautiful room is empty --
Depression : Dancer from the dance --
Acceptance : Taking care of Mrs. Carroll --
Implications : gay novels and gay identity.
Responsibility: Wilfrid R. Koponen.

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"The book is really a guide for any man learning to love himself as gay. . . . I think this is an excellent and helpful book which deserves to be widely read."-White Crane Newsletter "Koponen's book Read more...

 
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