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The Penguin book of gay short stories

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