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Black Like Us: A Century of Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual African American Fiction - Devon W. Carbado, Dwight A. McBride, Donald Weise, Dwight McBride, Don Weise, Evelyn C. White
Black Like Us: A Century of Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual African American Fiction
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Black Like Us chronicles 100 years of the African American lesbian, gay, and bisexual literary tradition. Beginning with the turn-of-the-century writings of Angelina Welde Grimke and Alice Dunbar Nelson, it charts the evolution of black lesbian and gay fiction into the Harlem Renaissance of... show more
Black Like Us chronicles 100 years of the African American lesbian, gay, and bisexual literary tradition. Beginning with the turn-of-the-century writings of Angelina Welde Grimke and Alice Dunbar Nelson, it charts the evolution of black lesbian and gay fiction into the Harlem Renaissance of Langston Hughes and Countee Cullen and the later postwar era, in which works by Audre Lorde and James Baldwin signal the emerging sexual liberation movements. The 40 authors featured also include Alice Walker, E. Lynn Harris, Audre Lorde, April Sinclair, Jewelle Gomez, Thomas Glave, and Jacqueline Woodson.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781573441087 (1573441082)
Publisher: Cleis Press
Pages no: 600
Edition language: English
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Glbt, Queer, Lesbian
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3.0 Black Like Us: A Century of Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual African American Fiction
As with most anthologies, it's a mixed bag. The historical essays were great for setting up the context, but then the inclusion of stories written before 1950 was very slim, and not much more before 1980 either. I also wish there had been more short stories and fewer novel excerpts (especially ones ...
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