Download e-book for iPad: Who’s Yer Daddy?: Gay Writers Celebrate Their Mentors and by Jim Elledge,David Groff

By Jim Elledge,David Groff

Who’s Yer Daddy? deals readers of homosexual male literature a prepared and fascinating trip. during this anthology, thirty-nine homosexual authors talk about people who have encouraged them—their inspirational “daddies.” The essayists comprise fiction writers, poets, and function artists, either commemorated masters of up to date literature and people simply commencing to blaze their very own trails. They locate their inventive ancestry between not just literary icons—Walt Whitman, Oscar Wilde, André Gide, Frank O’Hara, James Baldwin, Edmund White—but additionally a roster of figures whose inventive territories are startlingly extensive and very important, from Botticelli to Bette Midler to Captain Kirk.

    Some writers chronicle a complete tribal council of mentors; others describe a transformative come across with a specific person, together with academics and acquaintances whose assistance or instance cracked open their inventive selves. maybe so much relocating are the handful of writers who spoke back the query actually, writing in detail in their personal fathers and their literary inheritance. This wealthy quantity provides interesting insights into the modern homosexual literary aesthetic.

Winner, LGBT Nonfiction Anthology, Lambda Literary Awards

Show description

Read or Download Who’s Yer Daddy?: Gay Writers Celebrate Their Mentors and Forerunners PDF

Best gay & lesbian nonfiction books

Download PDF by Mary L. Gray: Out in the Country (Intersections)

From Wal-Mart drag events to renegade Homemaker’s golf equipment, Out within the nation deals an unheard of modern account of the lives of today’s rural queer adolescence. Mary L. grey maps out the reviews of youngsters residing in small cities throughout rural Kentucky and alongside its desolate Appalachian borders, delivering a desirable and infrequently awesome examine the contours of homosexual lifestyles past the massive urban.

Download e-book for iPad: A Coincidence of Desires: Anthropology, Queer Studies, by Tom Boellstorff

In A twist of fate of wants, Tom Boellstorff considers how interdisciplinary collaboration among anthropology and queer reviews could enhance either fields. For greater than a decade he has visited Indonesia, either as an anthropologist exploring gender and sexuality and as an activist desirous about HIV prevention paintings.

New PDF release: Growth and Intimacy for Gay Men: A Workbook

Development and Intimacy for homosexual males: A Workbook is a tutorial workbook for homosexual males that covers quite a few themes, together with family members of foundation, habit, self-image, relationship and relationships, AIDS and a number of loss, and spirituality. each one bankruptcy offers an summary of the psychological future health issues of homosexual males, in addition to routines the reader can do to facilitate his own figuring out of the problems coated.

Get Coming Out Straight: Understanding Same-Sex Attraction PDF

A person you recognize wishes THIS e-book! we all know anyone with a gay orientation—a neighbor, co-worker, relative, or pal. popping out immediately sheds mild on a protracted misunderstood topic. Questions similar to what reasons same-sex appeal and the way you could transition from homosexual to directly are addressed.

Additional resources for Who’s Yer Daddy?: Gay Writers Celebrate Their Mentors and Forerunners

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Who’s Yer Daddy?: Gay Writers Celebrate Their Mentors and Forerunners by Jim Elledge,David Groff

by Michael

Rated 4.36 of 5 – based on 33 votes