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Gender Protest and Same-Sex Desire in Antebellem American Literature

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Gender Protest and Same-Sex Desire in Antebellem American Literature( )
Author: Greven, David
ISBN:978-1-4094-6992-6
Publication Date:Mar 2014
Publisher:Routledge
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $165.00
Book Description:

Expanding our understanding of the possibilities and challenges inherent in the expression of same-sex desire, Greven identifies a pattern of what he calls 'gender protest' in the writings of Margaret Fuller, Edgar Allan Poe, Herman Melville and Nathaniel Hawthorne. As Greven shows, antebellum authors took up the taboo subjects of same-sex desire and female sexuality and were adept in their use of a variety of rhetorical means for expressing the inexpressible.

Book Details
Pages:258
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / American / General
Literary Criticism / Lgbt
Literary Criticism / Subjects & Themes / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.123 x 9.399 x 0.897 Inches
Book Weight:1.397 Pounds



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