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Gays and Lesbians
Author: Various,Mark Mitchell,David Leavitt
ISBN: 014024249X
Subcategory: Literature & Fiction
Pages 688 pages
Publisher Penguin Books; 1st edition (December 1, 1994)
Language English
Category: Gays and Lesbians
Rating: 4.4
Votes: 620
ePUB size: 1214 kb
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eBook The Penguin Book of Gay Short Stories download

by Various,Mark Mitchell,David Leavitt


This book is filled with beautifully written short stories that will blow your mind away. Not like what I have read before.

This book is filled with beautifully written short stories that will blow your mind away.

Start by marking The Penguin Book of Gay Short Stories as Want to. .This is a really big book full of stories.

Start by marking The Penguin Book of Gay Short Stories as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. Some of them were delicious, some haunting and sad, and a few were just eccentric as hell. If you love short stories, as I do, I recommend it highly. Jan 09, 2016 Kim rated it really liked it.

stories . Jake allsop. I think it would be very difficult to write a book which satisfied all these requirements, but I have tried, in these Very Short Stories, to do so. Penguin english I think it would be very difficult to write a book which satisfied all these requirements, but I have tried, in these Very Short Stories, to do so. The stories are set in a variety of locations

David Leavitt, Mark Mitchell.

David Leavitt, Mark Mitchell. He is recipient of fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation & the National Endowment for the Arts. He divides his time between Italy and Florida.

Mark Mitchell, David Leavitt. 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 . 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, . Forster, Annie Proulx, William Trevor and Edmund White. Published by Thriftbooks. com User, 14 years ago. This anthology offers a cornucopia of gay writers-some notorious and others undiscovered. We are offered different perspectives on the gay experience, and the stories transgress not only time periods, but age groups as well.

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The Penguin Book of Gay Short Stories. I am a very opened minded person, but I found a couple of these stories disturbing. The majority are quite good, but just beware that 2 of them could be offensive. Kevin Clarke Book Photography Erotic Photography Andy Warhol Used Books Online Book Collection Vintage Images Vintage Men Book 1. An anthology of gay short stories. It begins with the unarticulated desires of two boys swimming in . Lawrence's "A Poem of Friendship", and ends with the explicit sexual interaction of "The Whiz Kids". It includes a story about AIDS, "The Times as it knows us". show more.

David Leavitt's first collection of stories, "Family Dancing," was a finalist for both the National Book Critics Circle .

David Leavitt's first collection of stories, "Family Dancing," was a finalist for both the National Book Critics Circle Award & the PEN/Faulkner Prize. Leavitt is also the author of "Equal Affections," "A Place I've Never Been," "Arkansas," & "The Page Turner

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These thirty-nine stories chronicle the gay experience over the course of the last century, beginning with the unarticulated longing of two boys swimming in D.H. Lawrence's "A Poem of Friendship" and ending with the explicit sexual interaction of two boys in a bathtub in A.M. Homes's "The Whiz Kids."   In between there is every imaginable kind of gay story written by every imaginable kind of writer—gay and straight, male and female—all illuminating the common ground of the gay male experience and its astonishing diversity.   “The book is like a long enjoyable party, at which the celebrated rub elbows with the neglected.”—Times Literary Supplement
Kale
This is a big fat wonderful collection of stories by gays or having to do with gays in some way, and I enjoyed it. I won't comment on any particular story; each is different. I love the fact that not all of the writers are gay themselves and not all of them are well-known; in fact, I've never heard of most of these writers, and often their stories struck me as more powerful than those of the well known. Some left me rather awestruck, others had me in stitches, and a few are frankly tragic, but that's what short stories are: slices of life. Not all the stories have any particular "twist" at the end; some of them just end like mini art films. Cool. On a more critical note, there is a certain mustiness to some of the stories, as if the book is intended to appeal to older readers. I did not pay attention to when the book came out, but at times it was a bit like rummaging through an old closet with mothballs as if adding a few more contemporary stories would've made the project seem less "literary". The book also would benefit from a more attractive cover; it somehow looks like one of those dreadful books one is forced to read in high school or college. Trust me when I say it is far more entertaining than that! Nevertheless, I determined to read one or two a day until I finished and was mostly rewarded in the process save a few head-scratchers. I believe there is another and newer volume; I will definitely be getting it also. For those who enjoy the short story form, this book is a treaure.
Buge
Some good writing of historically taboo subject matter.
Weiehan
A variety to choose from
Agagamand
.....has introduced me to several authors I had not previously read and I have followed up with some of their longer works....used copies are pretty inexpensive.....
Jake
This book is filled with beautifully written short stories that will blow your mind away. Not like what I have read before. A must have.
Hidden Winter
The anthology is an excellent book. The stories were not written exclusively by gay authors, and surprises are waiting for the readers (e.g. Noel Coward's beautiful story). The 39 stories are offered by well-known authors (e.g. Forster, Isherwood), known young authors (Leavitt, Kramer) and by those less known. In so introducing new and promising authors to the readers, Leavitt and Mitchell prove yet again that the distinguished house of Penguin made the right choice in selecting them as editors. RUN TO BUY!
Malodor
This anthology offers a cornucopia of gay writers--some notorious and others undiscovered. We are offered different perspectives on the gay experience, and the stories transgress not only time periods, but age groups as well. The writers are gifted in their writing techniques, creating characters that are identifiable yet anomalous. I would recommend this anthology for those who are new to gay literature.
This is an excellent collection of gay short fiction, many from the pre-Stonewall period of obscurity. With the current explosion of GLTB literature, a sequel is in order:)