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The Penguin book of gay short stories

Author: David Leavitt; Mark Mitchell
Publisher: London : Viking, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats

The collection ranges from the tender unarticulated longings of D.H. Lawrence's "A Poem of Friendship" and ends with the explicit sexual interaction of two boys in a bathtub in A.M. Homes's "The Two  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Leavitt; Mark Mitchell
ISBN: 0670843377 9780670843374 0670851523 9780670851522
OCLC Number: 59943423
Description: xxviii, 655 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction, David Leavitt; "Poem of Friendship", D.H. Lawrence; "Arthur Snatchfold", E.M. Forster; "Sally Bowles", Christopher Isherwood; "Me and the Girls", Noel Coward; from "My father and Myself", J.R. Ackerley; "May We Borrow Your Husband?, Graham Greene; "Hands", Sherwood Anderson; "The Teacher Of American Business English", James Kirkup; from "Falconer", John Cheever; from "The Folded Leaf", William Maxwell; "Servants with Torch", Donald Windham; "Jimmy", Desmond Hogan; "Torridge", William Trevor; "Some of These Days", James Purdy; from "A Glass of Blessings", Barbara Pym; "Reprise", Edmund White; "Dramas", Edna O'Brien; "Mrs Tefillin", Larry Kramer; "Spunk", Paul Bailey; "The "Times" as it Knows Us", Allen Barnett; "The Princess from Africa", David Plante; "Adult Art", Allan Gurganus; "The Cinderella Waltz", Ann Beattie; "Good with Words", Stephen Greco; "Nothing to Ask For", Dennis McFarland; "Ignorant Armies", Michael Cunningham; "Run, Mourner, Run", Randall Kenan; "Six Fables", Bernard Cooper; "Perrin and the Fallen Angel", Peter Wells; "My Mother's Clothes: The School of Beauty and Shame", Richard McCann; "A Place I've Never Been", David Leavitt; "Notes Towards a Performance of Jean Racine's Tragedy "Athalie"", Neil Bartlett; "Buried Treasure", Gary Glickman; "Self-Portrait in Twenty-three Rounds", David Wojnarowicz; "Jump or Dive", Peter Cameron; "Gentlemen Can Wash Their Hands in the Gents", Christopher Coe; "The Dancing Lesson", Gerry Albarelli; "A Real Doll", A.M. Homes; "The Whiz Kids", A.M. Homes.
Responsibility: edited by David Leavitt and Mark Mitchell ; introduction by David Leavitt.


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