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The Gay Writers Who Changed America
A non fiction book by Christopher Bram
HardCover. Pub Date: 2012 Pages: 384 in Publisher: Grand Central Publishing In the years following World War II. a small group of gay writers established themselves as literary power players. Fueling the cultural changes that would resonate for decades to come and transforming the American literary landscape forever.In EMINENT OUTLAWS. novelist Christopher am illiantly chronicles the rise of gay consciousness in American writing. Beginning with a first wave of major gay literary figures-Tennessee Williams. Gore Vidal. Truman Capote. Allen Ginsberg. and James Baldwin-he shows how (despite criticism and occasional setbacks) these pioneers set the stage for new generations of gay writers to build on what they had begun: Armistead Maupin. Edmund White. Tony Kushner. and Edward Albee among them.Weaving together the crosscurrents . feuds. and subversive energies that provoked thes...
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