Gay Romance Christmas Hamper Volume 2

Author: Anthony McDonald
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ISBN: 9781973112730
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Previously a five-book set, Gay Romance Christmas Hamper has been reconfigured as two three-book volumes. Volume 2 comprises Cocker and I (originally published as Gay Romance at Oxford), Cam Cox (originally Gay Romance at Cambridge), and Gay Tartan, three of the lightest-hearted of Anthony McDonald's Gay Romance series. Three different pairs of young gay guys discover love together - as well as sex, of course. Two pairs of university freshmen, and an upstairs-downstairs couple in a Scottish country house and estate. Comfort reading for the dark days of winter!

Adam

Author: Anthony McDonald
Publisher: Anchor Mill Publishing
ISBN: 1520674546
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A sensual coming-of-age tale. Adam is a delightful 16-year-old who does well in school and spends his spare time practising the cello. At least, that's what his parents think. But there is another side to Adam, as farmer's son Sylvain discoveres when he encounters him alone in a wood. The results are explosive in this passionate tale of teenage love during one long , hot summer in the French countryside.

Castle Gay

Author: John Buchan
Publisher: Read Books Ltd
ISBN: 1447483073
Size: 14.47 MB
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A classic novel featuring Dickson McCunn, introduced in John Buchan's previous book 'Huntingtower', and his adopted son Jaikie, who meets a media mogul named Craw.Jaikie and Craw embark on life-chaging travels around the Scottish wilderness, where they both re-evaluate their values and choices in life although they arrive at very different conclusions. It is the second of his three 'Dickson McCunn' books and is set in west Scotland in the 1920s. This book would make a great addition to the bookshelf in any home.

Closet Writing Gay Reading

Author: James Creech
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226120225
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One of the most urgent tasks for gay studies today, James Creech argues, is the retrieval of a repressed, "closeted" literary heritage. But contradictions and problems cloud even the most basic theoretical questions: What does a lesbian or gay reading of a literary text require or presume? Can we talk about a homosexual writer expressing him- or herself before the invention of "homosexuality"? Was it possible for a writer like Herman Melville, for example, to create literary works linked to his own prohibited eros? In Closet Writing/Gay Reading, Creech shows how a literary critic can be receptive to implicit and closeted sexual content. Forcefully advocating a tactic of identification and projection in literary analysis, he lends renewed currency to the kind of "sentimental" response to literature that continental theory—particularly deconstruction—has sought to discredit. In the second half of his book, Creech sets out to analyze what he considers the exemplary novel of the nineteenth-century closet, Melville's Pierre, or: The Ambiguities. By approaching Pierre as the gay man Melville longed to have as its reader, Creech is able to decipher the novel's "encrypted erotics" and to reveal that Melville's apparent tale of incest is actually a homosexual novel in disguise. The closeted "address" to queer-sensitive readers that Pierre disseminates finally receives a critical reading that strives to be explicit, shareable, and public.

Imagining Gay Paradise

Author: Gary L. Atkins
Publisher: Hong Kong University Press
ISBN: 9888083236
Size: 31.36 MB
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This look at gay paradises in Southeast Asia and the men who created them considers the obstacles gay men have faced in securing a voice as citizens, and how they have used images of paradise in Bali, Bangkok and Singapore to create a sense of refuge, construct homes for themselves, and dissent from typical notions of manhood and masculinity. It focuses on Walter Spies, a gay German painter who in the 1930s depicted Bali as an ideal male aesthetic state; Khun Toc, who founded an architectural paradise called Babylon in Thailand; and the "cyber-paradise" of Fridae.com created by a young Singaporean named Stuart Koe. Collectively, Atkins examines their pursuit of sexual justice, the ideologies of manhood they challenged, the different types of gay spaces they created (geographic, architectural, online), and political obstacles they have encountered. Gary Atkinsis professor of communication at Seattle University. He is the author ofGay Seattle: Stories of Exile and Belonging.

Tartan Candy

Author: Kc Burn
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781634770521
Size: 70.11 MB
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Will closeted entrepreneur Caleb keep Raven, or is the secret of Raven's porn star past one obstacle too many?

Don We Now Our Gay Apparel

Author: Shaun Cole
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
ISBN: 9781859734155
Size: 58.57 MB
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"Gay style actually sets trends. It's what straight people take fashion from."--Tony Woodcock From the New Edwardians and muscle boys to Radical Drag and Genderfuck, gay men's dress has had a profound impact on fashion. However, it is easy to forget that, with few exceptions, gay men earlier in the century took great pains to conceal their sexual identity. Men such as Quentin Crisp, while highly influential, were far from the norm. Most gay men resorted to a number of subtle dress codes to identify themselves to other gay men -- from Oscar Wilde's famous green carnation, which was still being worn in the 1930s, through to suede shoes. Beginning with a look at the subcultural world of gay men in the early part of this century -- particularly in New York and London -- this fascinating book analyzes the trends in dress adopted by gay men as well as the challenge gay style has made to mainstream men's fashion. The importance of dress choice to the formation of sexual identity is highlighted, as is gay influence on punk and the fashion industry as a whole. The rise of new dress choices in the wake of gay liberation is analyzed with particular emphasis on the masculinization of gay dress. The importance of the body to gay culture is addressed, from the physique magazines of the 1950s, through to tattooing and body piercing, and their origins in the S&M scene. Anyone interested in gay culture or the history of dress will find this book to be essential reading.

Gay American History

Author: Jonathan Katz
Publisher: Plume
ISBN:
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A collection of documents provides a continuous chronicle of homosexuality in America, from colonial times to the present, and of the persecution of gay males and lesbians throughout American history