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The Faber Book of Gay Short Fiction (1992)

by Edmund White (Editor)

Other authors: Paul Bailey (Contributor), James Baldwin (Contributor), Neil Bartlett (Contributor), Paul Bowles (Contributor), William S. Burroughs (Contributor)26 more, Simon Burt (Contributor), Alfred Chester (Contributor), Dennis Cooper (Contributor), James M. Estep (Contributor), Ronald Firbank (Contributor), E. M. Forster (Contributor), Patrick Gale (Contributor), Robert Gluck (Contributor), Allan Gurganus (Contributor), William Haywood Henderson (Contributor), Andrew Holleran (Contributor), Alan Hollingshurst (Contributor), Timothy Ireland (Contributor), Christopher Isherwood (Contributor), Henry James (Contributor), David Leavitt (Contributor), David Malouf (Contributor), Adam Mars-Jones (Contributor), Armistead Maupin (Contributor), David Plante (Contributor), James Purdy (Contributor), Lev Raphael (Contributor), Gore Vidal (Contributor), Tom Wakefield (Contributor), Denton Welch (Contributor), Tennessee Williams (Contributor)

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Explores expressions of homosexuality in English and American literature. This selection reveals the diffidence and confidence of gay writers. Works by voices of 20th century literature - James Baldwin and Tennessee Williams - are matched by writers of promise - Adam Mars-Jones and David Leavitt.

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White, EdmundEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bailey, PaulContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Baldwin, JamesContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bartlett, NeilContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bowles, PaulContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Burroughs, William S.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Burt, SimonContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Chester, AlfredContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cooper, DennisContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Estep, James M.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Firbank, RonaldContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Forster, E. M.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gale, PatrickContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gluck, RobertContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gurganus, AllanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Henderson, William HaywoodContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Holleran, AndrewContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hollingshurst, AlanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ireland, TimothyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Isherwood, ChristopherContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
James, HenryContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Leavitt, DavidContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Malouf, DavidContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Mars-Jones, AdamContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Maupin, ArmisteadContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Plante, DavidContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Purdy, JamesContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Raphael, LevContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Vidal, GoreContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wakefield, TomContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Welch, DentonContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Williams, TennesseeContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Explores expressions of homosexuality in English and American literature. This selection reveals the diffidence and confidence of gay writers. Works by voices of 20th century literature - James Baldwin and Tennessee Williams - are matched by writers of promise - Adam Mars-Jones and David Leavitt.

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Henry James, The Pupil -- Ronald Firbanck, Concerning the Eccentricities of Cardinal Pirelli -- E.M. Forster, Dr Woolacott -- Denton Welch, When I Was Thirteen -- Christopher Isherwood, Mr Lancaster -- Alfred Chester, In Praise of Vespasian -- William Burroughs, The Wild Boys -- Gore Vidal, Pages from an Abandoned Journal -- Tennessee Williams, Two on a Party -- Paul Bowles, Pages from Cold Point -- James Purdy, Dawn -- James Baldwin, from Just Above My Head -- Tom Wakefield, Darts -- Simon Burt, Good Fortune -- Paul Bailey, from Trespasses -- David Plante, The Secret of the Gentiles -- Edmund White, Skinned Alive -- Andrew Holleran, Sunday Morning: Key West -- Armistead Maupin, Suddenly Home -- David Malouf, Southern Skies -- Adam Mars-Jones, The Changes of Those Terrible Years -- Alan Hollinghurst, from The Swimming-Pool Library -- Patrick Gale, The List -- Timothy Ireland, from The Novice -- Neil Bartlett, Three Wedding Ceremonies -- David Leavitt, When You Grow to Adultery -- William Haywood Henderson, from Native -- Robert Gluck, Denny Smith -- James M Estep, BM -- Lev Raphael, Another Life -- Dennis Cooper, My Mark -- Allan Gurganus, Forced Use.
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