Write a product review. The analyses of individual series cover main characters, themes, plot points and other elements. Customer reviews. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. She has published well over one hundred articles and book chapters, numerous technical reports, and six books.
Description Gertrude Stein called it ""the only really modern novel form that has come into existence,"" yet the mystery genre was a century old before it featured its first gay main character. Author interviews provide insights that are incorporated into the analyses.
Since then, gay and lesbian detective fiction has been one of the fastest growing segments of the genre. Skip to main navigation Skip to main navigation Skip to search Skip to search Skip to content. Return to Book It incorporates gay and lesbian cultural elements and offers crossover.
Mtsnow13 marked it as to-read Mar 18, Enlarge cover. The analyses of individual series cover main characters, themes, plot points and other elements. Part III lists series-spanning themes e. In summary, this is an excellent resource for anyone who enjoys gay and lesbian detective fiction.
Subsequent chapters, arranged by the main character's profession police, private investigator, amateur sleuth, etc.
See all 1 customer reviews. Sometimes authors write these stories because of a driving need to portray positive stories about lesbian and gay people. We are given a series of lists broken down by themes but it would have been good to have a complete alphabetical list.
She's a devoted fan of gay mystery fiction whose book is a solid current survey of the field"--Elizabeth Sims, Lillian Byrd series; It incorporates gay and lesbian cultural elements and offers crossover well-written novel"--Lori L.
It also examines how they fit into the larger history of mystery fiction. View all copies of this ISBN edition:. I was raised in Chicago and worked my way through several academic degrees finishing with a PhD in Linguistics from Northwestern University. The analysis here shows an incredible body of literature that gives voice to the reality of gay and lesbian lives.
Its authors call upon a century's development in the mystery genre, while also providing new, more accurate images of lesbians and gay men than generally found in mainstream literature and popular media. Bestselling Series. It incorporates gay and lesbian cultural elements and offers crossover appeal.