Paperback The new Penguin book of gay short stories / edited by David Leavitt and Mark Mitchell ; introduction by David Leavitt.
Publication year: 2003
Edition: New ed.
Publisher: London : Viking,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9780670913879 (pbk.) :
Previous ed.: published as The Penguin book of gay short stories. 1994.
The diversity - and unity - of gay love and experience in the 20th century is celebrated in this acclaimed anthology, which includes 21 stories from the first edition, together with 15 additional tales. The diversity - and unity - of gay love and experience in the twentieth century is celebrated in this acclaimed anthology, which includes twenty-one stories from the original collection, published in 1994, together with fifteen new stories. The texts range from the tender unarticulated longings of D.H. Lawrence's "A Poem of Friendship" to the explicit sexual. Writers include both men and women, gay and straight, amongst them: John Updike, Edna O'Brien, E.M. Forster, Annie Proulx, William Trevorand Edmund White.
xxix, 668 p. ; 24 cm.