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Author Bram, Christopher.

Title Eminent outlaws : the gay writers who changed America / Christopher Bram.

Imprint New York : Twelve, 2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  810.9920664 B7312e 2012    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xi, 372 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 351-354) and index.
Contents Pt. 1. Into the fifties. Innocence ; The kindness of strangers ; Howl ; Soul kiss ; Going Hollywood -- pt. 2. The sixties. The great homosexual theater scare ; The medium is the messsage ; Love and sex and A single man ; The whole world is watching ; Riots -- pt. 3. The seventies. Old and young ; Love song ; Annus mirabilis ; White noise -- pt. 4. The eighties. Illness and metaphor ; Dead poets society ; Tale of two or three cities ; Laughter in the dark -- pt. 5. The nineties and after. Angels ; Rising tide ; High tide -- Rewriting America.
Summary Describes how the trailblazing, post-war gay literary figures, including Tennessee Williams, Gore Vidal, Truman Capote, and Allen Ginsberg, paved the way for newer generations, including Armistead Maupin, Edmund White, and Edward Albee.
Subject Gays' writings, American -- History and criticism.
Authors, American -- 20th century.
Gay authors -- United States.
Gay men's writings -- History and criticism.
ISBN 9780446563130 (hbk.)
0446563137 (hbk.)

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