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Who's Who in Lesbian and homosexual Writing is a full of life and available biographical consultant to lesbian and homosexual literary tradition, from Sappho to trendy pulp fiction. that includes authors of works with lesbian or homosexual content material in addition to identified lesbian and homosexual writers, this quantity opens the limits of this box to incorporate the writers of renowned cultural fiction. It locations those along the canon of poets, dramatists and novelists, to recognize the significance of popular culture to homosexual and lesbian groups. It comprises interesting entries on authors from W.H. Auden to Alice Walker, James Baldwin to Virginia Woolf. additionally incorporated are these resembling Judith Butler who've theorised lesbian and homosexual tradition and writing, or have contributed to the uncovering and charting of this vivid literary background. totally pass referenced, and with feedback for extra examining, this booklet bargains a useful advisor to a wealthy and sundry literary tradition and is crucial for somebody with an curiosity in lesbian and homosexual writing.

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With the booklet of ‘Brooklyn Rooming condo’ within the New Yorker in 1934, Cheever all started a protracted organization with that journal. In 1941 he married Mary Winternitz and, regardless of a number of affairs with humans of either sexes, by no means left her. His first ebook, the best way a few humans dwell, was once released in 1943, an identical 12 months that the 1st of his 3 kids was once born. Cheever went directly to win many prestigious awards together with the nationwide e-book Award (1957) within the yr that The Wapshot Chronicle seemed, the Pulitzer Prize (1978) the yr after Falconer and The tales of John Cheever were released, and the nationwide Medal for Literature (1982). he's thought of a grasp of the fast tale. In his paintings he taken care of homosexuality time and again, before everything in fairly stereotypical methods, later extra sympathetically, fairly in Falconer. within the Seventies and Eighties Cheever seems to be to became extra accepting of his personal bisexuality. He depicts bisexuality in ‘The Leaves, the Lion-Fish, and the undergo’ (1974) and in Oh What a Paradise it sort of feels (1982). Cheever was once an alcoholic for many of his lifestyles yet was once effectively taken care of for it in 1975. Chughtai, Ismat (1915–92). Indian dramatist, novelist, and short-story author and probably the most very important feminist voices within the Urdu language. Born right into a middle-class family members in Badayun, Chughtai was once informed on the neighborhood municipal college. Later she attended Aligarh collage. on the collage she met her later husband, Shahid Latif, who turned a movie director and with whom she had daughters. whereas on the college Chughtai attended the 1st assembly of the innovative Writers circulation in Lucknow and have become enthusiastic about Rashid Jahan, a feminine healthcare professional and author who struck Chughtai due to her open-mindedness. For your time following her collage schooling (she received either a BA and a BT) she used to be relevant of the ladies’ collage in Bareilly. She then moved to Jodhpur and to Bombay. In 1942 she wrote the textual content that's of specific curiosity to a lesbian readership, ‘Lihaaf’ (‘The Quilt’), a brief tale a few pissed off housewife who develops a sexual dating together with her woman servant. informed during the eyes of a girl remembering occasions she saw yet couldn't competently interpret in her formative years, ‘The duvet’ used to be the item of an obscenity trial in Lahore that went on for 2 years yet was once finally brushed off for loss of facts. Chughtai wrote many extra texts in addition to this one. She is healthier identified for her novel Terhi Lakir (1944; Crooked Line). Chughtai was once an lively campaigner for Indian independence, campaigning for social reform and civil liberties as soon as independence have been completed. Entries A-Z fifty three Clausen, Jan. modern lesbian US author whose paintings comprises poetry, fiction, and essays. between her many guides are: After contact (1975); the quantity of poetry Waking on the backside of the darkish (1979); mom, Sister, Daughter, Lover (1980); a set of news, period (1983); Sinking, Stealing (1985), a unique a couple of lesbian at the run along with her lifeless partner’s baby girl; Illustrated through None: The Prosperine Papers (1988); Books and lifestyles (1989); past homosexual or directly: figuring out Sexual Orientation (1996); and Apples and Oranges: My trip via Sexual id (1999).

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