The Gay and lesbian literary heritage : a reader's companion to the writers and their works, from antiquity to the present /

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Other Authors: Summers, Claude J
Format: Book
Published:New York : H. Holt, 1995
Edition:1st ed
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A transcultural and transhistorical reference that provides overviews of the gay and lesbian presence in a variety of literatures and historical periods, in-depth critical essays on gay and lesbian authors in world literature, and coverage of topics and figures important in appreciating the rich and varied gay and lesbian literary traditions. Included are some 400 alphabetically arranged and signed entries on authors from Ackerly, J.R. (1896-1967) to Zapata, Luis (b.1951) and topics from Aestheticism to Young adult literature. Extensively cross-referenced. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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Physical Description:xiv, 786 p. ; 25 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:0805027165 (acid-free paper)