Books in category Literary Criticism – Gay & Lesbian

  • Are the Lips a Grave

    Are the Lips a Grave?
    Lynne Huffer

    Lynne Huffer’s ambitious inquiry redresses the rift between feminist and queer theory, traversing the space of a new, post-moral sexual ethics that includes pleasure, desire, connection, and betrayal.

  • Sexing the Text

    Sexing the Text
    Todd C. Parker

    Charts the emergence of a new kind of heterosexual rhetoric in eighteenth-century British literature, providing a nuanced reinterpretation of gender and its role in the major genres of the period.

  • AIDS and American Apocalypticism

    AIDS and American Apocalypticism
    Thomas L. Long

    Looks at how both anti-gay and AIDS activists use apocalyptic language to describe the AIDS crisis.

  • Queer Environmentality

    Queer Environmentality
    Robert Azzarello

    Offering a model for meaningful dialogue between queer and environmental studies, Azzarello's book traces a queer-environmental lineage in American Romantic and post-Romantic literature.

  • Queer Times Queer Becomings

    Queer Times, Queer Becomings
    E. L. McCallum

    Queer theory essays on time and becoming in the fields of literature, philosophy, film, and performance.

  • Shirley and Pipsi In Their Own Words

    “Shirley and Pipsi…In Their Own Words”
    Shirley J. Hall

    This is a correspondence between Shirley, a single British Lesbian, living in Spain and Sylvia, (known always as “Pipsi”) a married woman and mother of two college-age sons, living in Long Island, NY. Selections from their letters and …

  • Writing Prejudices

    Writing Prejudices
    Robert Samuels

    Examines the manifestations of racism, sexism, and homophobia in the literary works of Shakespeare, Mary Shelley, Joseph Conrad, and Toni Morrison.

  • Stein Bishop and Rich

    Stein, Bishop, and Rich
    Margaret Dickie

    In an insightful and provocative juxtaposition, Margaret Dickie examines the poetry of three preeminent women writers_Gertrude Stein, Elizabeth Bishop, and Adrienne Rich_investigating the ways in which each attempts to forge a poetic voice …

  • A Queer Chivalry

    A Queer Chivalry
    Julia F. Saville

    " "Julia F. Saville uses Lacanian theories of sublimation and courtly love to reconfigure this long-standing rift in the field of Hopkins criticism."–BOOK JACKET.

  • Nineteenth century Writings on Homosexuality

    Nineteenth-century Writings on Homosexuality
    Chris White

    Containing a general introduction, section headnotes, a bibliography of primary and secondary source material, this book is extraordinarily well researched.

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