LIT 378L - Gay and Lesbian Studies ..

Mr. Garrett has published the novels Free Bird (2002) and Cycling (2003) as well as nonfiction works such as The Gospel Reloaded: Exploring Spirituality and Faith in The Matrix along with Chris Seay. In addition he's written short fiction, articles, personal essays, film, music, book reviews, and worked as a sports writer. Mr. Garrett is a Professor of English at Baylor University and is currently studying to be a priest in the Episcopal Church. I had the opportunity to interview Mr. Garrett while he was in the deserts of New Mexico working on a book on religion and film...

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Feminist Literary Criticism and Theory - Virginia Tech




reviews and discussion -- Essay by David Bergman on how to present gay & lesbian works in liturature studies.

-- (Formerly the Harvard Gay & Lesbian Review).

history | The Canadian Book Review

Even the radically pro-LGBT magazine has admitted: "If there is a gay gene---no researcher has found it yet."10 And from the Jan./Feb. 2018 pro-LGBT : "[S]everal large studies scanning the entire human genome have not revealed a single, consistent genetic variant among males with homosexuality. Thus it is now clear that no specific 'gay gene' determines sexual orientation"(James O'Keefe, Evan O'Keefe, and John Hodes, "Evolutionary Origins of Homosexuality," p. 14).

The Gay and Lesbian Presence in American Literature-- Essay by David Bergman on how to present gay & lesbian works in liturature studies
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Introduction to Modern Literary Theory - Kristi Siegel

Some of the most important peer-reviewed journals for medieval literature students in English include The Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Medievalia et Humanistica, Medium Aevum, , Medieval Studies, Neuphilologische Mitteilungen, the PMLA, Philological Quarterly, Reading Medieval Studies, Speculum, Chaucer Review, and Studies in the Age of Chaucer.

Review: Advanced Nursing Research | NursingWriting

This special issue of GLQ seeks to animate a dialogue about the place, function, and intellectual and political possibilities of LGBT literature now. The “now” we invoke is an injunction or imperative to think about how the history of queer literary production must necessarily be rewritten, reconsidered, and returned to in light of the dramatic historical and scholarly transformations that have shaped queer life since the late 1980s. In 1996, Eve Sedgwick famously edited a groundbreaking issue of the journal Studies in the Novel titled “Queerer than Fiction,” that laid the foundation for a generation of queer literary interpretation. Arguably one of the first of its kind, this issue identified literature as one powerful site where reparative reading practices takes shape. She and others argued that the act of interpretation itself was a practice through which readers do something ameliorative with texts, making them functional for the flourishing of queer life. At the time of Sedgwick’s writing, queer literary production was clearly under severe pressure from the violent and life-negating experience of AIDS. Since then, queer lifeways, politics, and culture have been dramatically shaken by innumerable historical transformations that overdetermine any attempt to map LGBTQ literature by the traditional coordinates of gay shame, the closet, and narratives of gay liberation, and AIDS. LGBTQ literary production and history has been undoubtedly shaped, revised, and potentially undone by the AIDS epidemic; but also by 9/11, the advent of the digital era, mass incarceration, a more intimate relation with state power through the push for hate crimes legislation, the protracted struggle over gay marriage, gays in the military, and the ascendancy of transgender identity and rights in queer politics. We name these historical markers in order to indicate the new conditions under which queer literary production today takes place. How have these emergent historical events and forces shaped our reading practices, the texts being produced, and the market conditions under which contemporary queer literature is read, written, and taught? How do they unsettle, or force us to rewrite queer literary pasts?

Sudbury, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning

Selected articles and reviews by and of noteworthy GLBT commentators are avilable online.

-- Abstracts and reviews of books pertaining to GLBT studies, searchable by author and title.

-- Briefly reviews fantasy novels with lesbian characters.

-- The newsletter is no longer active, but you can check the “Club listings” link to find a GLBT discussion group in your area.

-- Discussion and reviews of lesbian detective novels.

-- Reviews of novels, anthologies, and non-fiction.

-- Summary of gay and lesbian cultural figures of the 1920s.

-- Online edition of a Columbia University Libraries exhibition in 1994; among the topics discussed are "Pre- and Post-Stonewall Lesbian Imagery" and "Gay & Lesbian Themes in Hispanic Literatures & Cultures."


guides and lists -- Extensive list of Chicana and Latina lesbian writers with some links and resources for further explorations.

-- An internet resource for GLBT people of African descent; as of Dec.