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Eminent outlaws

Christopher Bram

Eminent outlaws

the gay writers who changed America

by Christopher Bram

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  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Twelve in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History and criticism,
  • Gays" writings, American,
  • American Authors,
  • Gay authors

  • About the Edition

    Describes how the trailblazing, post-war gay literary figures, including Tennessee Williams, Gore Vidal, Truman Capote, and Allen Ginsberg, paved the way for newer generations, including Armistead Maupin, Edmund White, and Edward Albee.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 351-354) and index.

    StatementChristopher Bram
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS153.G38 B73 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 372 p. ;
    Number of Pages372
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25249944M
    ISBN 100446563137
    ISBN 109780446563130
    LC Control Number2011029910
    OCLC/WorldCa707964978

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In Mayhe received the Bill Whitehead Award for Lifetime Achievement from Publishing Triangle, and in his book Eminent Outlaws: The Gay Writers Who Changed America won the organization's Randy Shilts Award. He lives in Greenwich Village and teaches at Born: (age 66–67), Buffalo, New York, U.S.

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