Chapter 21. The Gay Novel in the United States 1900–1950

  1. John T. Matthews Professor
  1. Christopher Looby Professor

Published Online: 5 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444310726.ch21

A Companion to the Modern American Novel 1900-1950

A Companion to the Modern American Novel 1900-1950

How to Cite

Looby, C. (2009) The Gay Novel in the United States 1900–1950, in A Companion to the Modern American Novel 1900-1950 (ed J. T. Matthews), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444310726.ch21

Editor Information

  1. Boston University, USA

Author Information

  1. University of California at Los Angeles, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 3 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631206873

Online ISBN: 9781444310726

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Keywords:

  • gay novel in United States;
  • heyday of “romantic friendship”;
  • noncontiguous social groups;
  • complicated interplay of emergent, dominant, and residual sexual formations;
  • Gay New York, guide to historical and cultural context;
  • “people ought to be half boy and half girl”

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • References and Further Reading