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Writing desire : sixty years of gay autobiography

Author: Bertram J Cohler
Publisher: Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, ©2007.
Series: Wisconsin studies in autobiography.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the changing identity of gay men writing within a historical context. By contrasting the personal experience of these disparate writers, this work illustrates the social transformations that  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cohler, Bertram J.
Writing desire.
Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)608417431
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bertram J Cohler
ISBN: 0299222004 9780299222000 0299222047 9780299222048
OCLC Number: 72353318
Awards: Commended for Lambda Literary Awards (Lgbt Studies) 2007
Description: xiv, 254 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Life writing about gay desire --
2. Born in the thirties : coming of age in the fifties --
3. Born in the forties : finding a voice --
4. Born in the fifties : the gay revolution --
5. Born in the sixties : living easier with homosexuality --
6. Born in the seventies and eighties : postmodern memoirs --
7. Conclusion.
Series Title: Wisconsin studies in autobiography.
Responsibility: Bertram J. Cohler.
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"A fascinating exploration of how time and place have shaped both the writing and the reading of six generations of gay men's life stories." - Henry L. Minton, author of Departing from Deviance: A Read more...

 
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