By Clare Brant, Susan E. Whyman
Jogging the Streets of Eighteenth-Century London will entertain and tell all who're drawn to literature, background, and the town of London. This designated booklet invitations the reader to stroll alongside the soiled, crowded, and interesting streets of eighteenth-century London in an strange means. 9 top specialists from the fields of literature, historical past, classics, gender, biography, geography, and dress, supply varied interpretations of John Gay's poem minutiae: or, the paintings of jogging the Streets of Londoni (1716). The poem--a energetic, humorous, and thought-provoking assertion approximately city life--accompanies the essays, in a brand new version with complete notes. The creation paints a colourful photo of London in 1716, depicting Gay's attention-grabbing lifestyles and literary international, supplying a useful consultant to the poem. jointly, those parts permit the warmth, filth, and scents of the underbelly of eighteenth-century London come alive in new methods.
By Christopher Pullen
LGBT identification and on-line New Media examines structures of LGBT id inside new media. The participants consider the results, matters, impacts, merits and drawbacks of those new media phenomena with admire to the development of LGBT identities. a variety of mainstream and self sustaining new media are analyzed, including MySpace, fb, YouTube, homosexual men’s overall healthiness websites, message forums, and Craigslist advertisements, between others. this can be a pioneering interdisciplinary collection that is crucial studying for a person drawn to the intersections of gender, sexuality, and technology.
By Linda Goldman
Coming Out, Coming In: Nurturing the overall healthiness and Inclusion of homosexual formative years in Mainstream Society describes the method of “coming in” to a welcoming and nurturing relatives, from either the teen's and the oldsters' standpoint. Linda Goldman attracts on her own adventure as a faculty counsel counselor, baby and adolescent therapist, mum or dad, and a member of the nationwide team PFLAG to construct a standard language and a brand new paradigm for realizing sexual orientation and gender identification as part of mainstream tradition. during the info, routines, anecdotes, and vast bibliography of extra assets supplied within the publication, mom and dad, tuition directors and educators, neighborhood teams and counselors will locate the instruments had to facilitate nurturing and secure environments for our LGBT early life.
By M. Jacqui Alexander
In those meditations, Alexander deftly unites huge, usually contradictory, old tactics throughout time and area. She specializes in the criminalization of queer groups in either the USA and the Caribbean in ways in which instructed us to reconsider how modernity invents its personal traditions; she juxtaposes the political organizing and cognizance of ladies employees in international factories in Mexico, the Caribbean, and Canada with the urgent desire for these within the educational manufacturing unit to coach for social justice; she displays at the limits and screw ups of liberal pluralism; and he or she offers unique and compelling arguments that convey how and why transgenerational reminiscence is an critical religious perform inside of another way constituted women-of-color groups because it operates as a robust antidote to oppression. during this multifaceted, visionary publication, Alexander maps the terrain of different histories and provides new varieties of wisdom with which to mould replacement futures.
By Manna Francis
There are not any undesirable men or sturdy men. There are just greater men and worse men. one of many worse men is Val Toreth. In a global within which torture is a sound a part of the investigative strategy, he works for the research and Interrogation department, the place his colleagues should be extra risky than the criminals he investigates. one of many larger men is Keir Warrick. His small company, SimTech, is constructing a "sim" process that areas clients in a completely immersive digital truth. A minnow in a murky and unsafe pond, he's in basic terms commencing to detect what percentage compromises could be required for fulfillment. Their house is the darkish destiny dystopia of latest London. A totalitarian paperwork controls the eu management, sharing political strength with the firms. the govt. makes use of violence and the various divisions of the scary division of inner defense to keep up regulate and overwhelm resistance. the firms struggle between themselves, utilizing deadly strength below the euphemism of "corporate sabotage," uniting in simple terms to withstand makes an attempt by means of the management to increase its impact over them. Toreth and Warrick are extra typical enemies than allies. yet mutual appeal and the struggle for survival can create not going bonds.
By Scott E. Pincikowski
First released in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa corporation.
By Earl Jackson Jr.
"Juxtaposing the narrative thoughts of Freud, Wilde and Jarman; movie pornography and Almodovar; and Dennis Cooper, Robert Gl??ck and Kevin Killian, Jackson bargains a delightfully clever and artistic reappraisal of key concerns in homosexual representation." -- homosexual Times"A significant occasion in homosexual cultural theory.... the feat of severe mind's eye is admittedly gorgeous in its scope and tool. [This e-book] might be definitive in laying out the problems for next writers in homosexual theory." -- David M. HalperinEarl Jackson examines visible and narrative texts from various genres, together with case histories, pornography, technological know-how fiction, and experimental prose.
By Earl E. Gobel
The yr is 1865. The Civil battle among the states is raging on. normal Sherman, in addition to over sixty thousand Union troops, has simply pressured their manner into Columbia, South Carolina. by the point the sunlight rises the next day, Columbia will be in ruins. Three-quarters of the once-striving show off of the South will be decreased to ashes. The delight of the South, the delight of the Confederacy, could by no means get well.
By Carol Grever
“These ladies reveal the desire to outlive intact . . . Their passage to wholeness exemplifies forgiveness, progress, therapeutic, desire, and infrequently reconciliation.”—from MY HUSBAND IS GAY
Carol and Jim have been highschool sweethearts who married of their early twenties. Thirty years and kids later, Jim introduced to his spouse that he used to be gay. A fundamentalist Christian, he were best a double existence for years. as a way to tackle her soreness and confusion, Carol Grever sought out different heterosexual ladies, of every age, ethnicities, and academic backgrounds, who have been married to homosexual males. The tales she exposed research their coping techniques and shape the foundation of this guide for therapeutic.