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Freedom in this village : twenty-five years of black gay men's writing, 1979 to the present

Author: E Lynn Harris
Publisher: New York : Carroll & Graf ; [Berkeley, Calif.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Carroll & Graf edView all editions and formats
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"A ground-breaking achievement, Freedom in the Village charts the innovative course of black gay male literature from 1979 forward. Starting with the publication of James Baldwin's final novel, Just Above My Head - the book that marked the end of the pre-Stonewall era of black literature - then on to the breakthrough works of the 1990s and up to the present day, editor E. Lynn Harris collects forty-seven  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E Lynn Harris
ISBN: 0786713879 9780786713875
OCLC Number: 57028432
Description: xvi, 461 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: From Just above my head / James Baldwin --
Passion / Sidney Brinkley --
Assumption about the Harlem brown baby / Salih Michael Fisher --
Brother to brother : words from the heart / Joseph Beam --
From Flight from Neveryon / Samuel R. Delany --
Michael Stewart is dead / Isaac Jackson --
On not being white / Reginald Shepherd --
19 a poem about Kenny/portrait of a hard rock / Jerry Thompson --
The trouble I've seen / Gil Gerald --
Other countries : the importance of difference / Daniel Garrett --
Couch poem / Donald W. Woods --
Brothers loving brothers --
"Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien" / David Frechette --
The tomb of sorrow / Essex Hemphill --
Aunt Ada pieces a quilt / Melvin Dixon --
For colored boys who have considered s-curls when the hot comb was enuf / Marvin K. White --
I'm going out lke a fucking meteor / Craig G. Harris --
Black macho revisited : reflections of a SNAP! queen / Marlon Riggs --
Uprising / G. Winston James --
From 2nd time around / James Earl Hardy --
Fantasy / Cy K. Jones --
Arabesque / Gary Fisher --
Your mother from Cleveland / Bil Wright --
The letter / Donald Keith Jackson --
Living as a lesbian / Robert Reid-Pharr --
How to handle a boy in women's shoes / Brian Keith Jackson --
Minotaur / Carl Phillips --
From A long and liberating moan / L.M. Ross --
Magnetix / Tim'm West --
From Beyond the down low : sex and denial in black America / Keith Boykin --
The death and light of Brian Williamson / Thomas Glave --
Palimpsest / John Keene --
Game / James Hannaham.
Other Titles: Twenty-five years of black gay men's writing, 1979 to the present
Responsibility: [edited by] E. Lynn Harris.
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"A ground-breaking achievement, Freedom in the Village charts the innovative course of black gay male literature from 1979 forward. Starting with the publication of James Baldwin's final novel, Just Above My Head - the book that marked the end of the pre-Stonewall era of black literature - then on to the breakthrough works of the 1990s and up to the present day, editor E. Lynn Harris collects forty-seven works."--Jacket.

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