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The Gay Writers Who Changed America

Monday, May 28, 2012

Novelist Christopher Bram chronicles the rise of gay consciousness in American writing in the years following World War II to the present day. Eminent Outlaws: The Gay Writers Who Changed America begins with a first wave of major gay literary figures-Tennessee Williams, Gore Vidal, Truman Capote, Allen Ginsberg, and James Baldwin, pioneers who set the stage for new generations of gay writers.

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Christopher Bram

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Comments [2]

john from toronto

where does the author place James Baldwin in this arena?

May. 28 2012 01:47 PM
Ed from Larchmont

These great writers were gay. But that wasn't why they were great writers.

May. 28 2012 06:06 AM

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