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Gore Vidal : sexually speaking, collected sex writings

Author: Gore Vidal; Donald Weise
Publisher: San Francisco : Cleis, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Gore Vidal: Sexually Speaking collects for the first time the author's nonfiction writings on sex and gender. Chronicling the past four decades, these fourteen essays and three interviews offer an introduction to Vidal's sexual politics from the postwar to the postmodern era.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Interviews
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Vidal, Gore, 1925-
Gore Vidal.
San Francisco : Cleis, ©1999
(OCoLC)607269843
Named Person: Gore Vidal; Gore Vidal
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gore Vidal; Donald Weise
ISBN: 1573440825 9781573440820 1573441201 9781573441209
OCLC Number: 40734847
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 280 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Essays: Sex and the law --
The sexus of Henry Miller --
Pornography --
Doc Reuben --
Women's liberation : feminism and its discontents --
Eleanor Roosevelt --
Christopher Isherwood's kind --
Sex is politics --
Pink triangle and yellow star --
Tennessee Williams : someone to laugh at the squares with --
Oscar Wilde : on the skids again --
Maugham's half & half --
The birds and the bees --
J'accuse! Interviews: The Fag rag interview by John Mitzel and Steven Abbott --
The Gay sunshine interview by Steven Abbott and Tom Willenbecher --
The sadness of Gore Vidal : an interview by Lary Kramer.
Other Titles: Gore Vidal, sexually speaking
Responsibility: Donald Weise, editor.

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An anthology of Gore Vidal's writings on sex. These essays and interviews offer provocative and reasoned insights into sex, gender, and sexual orientation in American society. They include stories  Read more...

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"...contains some of the author's most challenging, thought provoking, and controversial work, and also some of the wittiest." - Village Voice

 
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