Chapter 29. British Gay and Lesbian Short Stories

  1. Cheryl Alexander Malcolm Associate Professor2 and
  2. David Malcolm Professor3
  1. Brett Josef Grubisic

Published Online: 2 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444304770.ch29

A Companion to the British and Irish Short Story

A Companion to the British and Irish Short Story

How to Cite

Grubisic, B. J. (2008) British Gay and Lesbian Short Stories, in A Companion to the British and Irish Short Story (eds C. A. Malcolm and D. Malcolm), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444304770.ch29

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of American Studies, University of Gdańsk, Poland

  2. 3

    English Institute, University of Gdańsk, Poland

Author Information

  1. University of British Columbia, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 10 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405145374

Online ISBN: 9781444304770

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • British Gay and Lesbian Short Stories;
  • Late Victorian and Edwardian England - awareness and visibility of discourse about sexuality;
  • E.M. Forster - topic of homosexuality with anxious caution;
  • Forster's social network, Radclyffe Hall - ‘sapphic’ “personality of the postwar years”;
  • Summers' notes in The Gay and Lesbian Literary Heritage;
  • short stories of Bowen - a place in the canon of Western lesbian literature;
  • With The Line of Beauty - Alan Hollinghurst's satiric tale of a gay man's engagement with circles of power in Thatcherite England;
  • Sarah Water's Man Booker Prize-nominated lesbian period romps, Tipping the Velvet and Fingersmith

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • 1

  • 2

  • 3

  • References and Further Reading