A Marked Man by Barbara Hamilton

By Barbara Hamilton

Learn Barbara Hamilton's blogs and different content material at the Penguin neighborhood. "Abigail Adams may well turn into my favourite old sleuth." (Sharon Kay Penman) Abigail Adams, spouse of lawyer John Adams-who is deeply concerned with the Sons of Liberty-is surprised while one of many Sons is accused of homicide. Did the crime come up from the romantic festival for the daughter of a sought after Royalist-or was once it politically influenced? Abigail and John think the accused is blameless, notwithstanding the proof opposed to him is powerful. whereas John works to transparent his client's identify, Abigail starts her personal research, and shortly learns a number of disagreeable proof concerning the useless guy, issues that tremendously raise the variety of attainable suspects. yet as she pursues the reality, the killer pursues her- threatening not just Abigail yet her susceptible family members.

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Walt Whitman's Anomaly by Rivers W. C. (Walter Courtenay)

By Rivers W. C. (Walter Courtenay)

This can be a pre-1923 ancient replica that was once curated for caliber. caliber coverage used to be performed on each one of those books in an try and eliminate books with imperfections brought by means of the digitization approach. even though we've made most sensible efforts - the books can have occasional blunders that don't abate the examining adventure. We think this paintings is culturally vital and feature elected to carry the e-book again into print as a part of our carrying on with dedication to the upkeep of published works world wide.

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Black Feminist Politics from Kennedy to Clinton by D. Harris

By D. Harris

Taking an interdisciplinary process, this e-book analyzes Black women's involvement in American political lifestyles, targeting what they did to realize political strength among 1961 and 2001, and why, in lots of situations, they didn't prevail. Harris demonstrates that Black ladies have attempted to achieve centrality via their participation in Presidential Commissions, Black feminist businesses, theatrical productions, movie diversifications of literature, attractiveness pageants, electoral politics, and Presidential appointments. Harris contends that 'success' during this region implies that the feminist-identified Black girls within the Congressional Black Caucus who voted opposed to Clarence Thomas's appointment may have spoken on behalf of Anita Hill; Senator Carol Moseley Braun might have received re-election; Lani Gunier might have had a listening to; Dr. Joycelyn Elders might have maintained her publish; and Congresswoman Barbara Lee don't have stood on my own in her competition to the Iraq battle answer.

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Homoeroticism and Chivalry: Discourses of Male Same-sex by R. Zeikowitz

By R. Zeikowitz

Zeikowitz explores either declaring and denigrating discourses of male same-sex wish in varied fourteenth-century chivalric texts and describes the sociopolitical forces motivating these discourses. He makes an attempt to dethrone conventional heteronormative perspectives by way of drawing awareness to culturally normative 'queer' hope. Zeikowitz articulates attainable homoeroticized spectatorial interactions among male readers and imagined or genuine version knights, dramatized bills of same-sex unions, and collectively stimulating - or competing - forces of homosocial and heterosexual wish in chivalric texts, equivalent to Charny's e-book of Chivalry , Sir Gawain and the fairway Knight , and Troilus and Criseyde . He additionally examines how intimate male bonds are rendered sodomitically-inflected, harmful attachments in chronicle narratives of the reigns of Edward II and Richard II.

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Hidden from History: Reclaiming the Gay and Lesbian Past by et al. Martin Bauml Duberman

By et al. Martin Bauml Duberman

Winner of 2 Lambda emerging Awards. "A landmark of a publication and a landmark of principles that would shatter lack of expertise and delusion."-Catharine Stimpson. one other wrote: it is a quite huge booklet and incorporates a large context of ancient info on the topic of the homosexual and lesbian group. it is a needs to learn for each LGBT activist who want to attach the LGBT neighborhood of the day prior to this to this present day.

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A Queer Thing Happened to America: And What a Long, Strange by Michael L. Brown

By Michael L. Brown

Forty years in the past, so much americans stated they did not understand somebody who was once gay and claimed to understand little or not anything approximately homosexuality. this day, there is hardly ever a sitcom with out a favorite homosexual personality, video clips like Milk and Brokeback Mountain have gained Oscars, or even People journal celebrated the wedding of Ellen Degeneres and Portia DeRossi. A Queer factor occurred to America chronicles the fantastic transformation of the USA over the past 40 years, and addresses the query head-on: Is there relatively a homosexual schedule, or is it a fiction of the non secular correct? Written in a full of life and compelling type, yet sponsored with immense learn and wide interplay with the GLBT neighborhood, this forthright and but compassionate e-book appears on the striking influence homosexual activism has had on American society. this would simply be the main arguable booklet of the last decade. learn it and discover why the publishing global was once afraid to the touch it.

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Rational Woman: A Feminist Critique of Dualism (Routledge by Raia Prokhovnik

By Raia Prokhovnik

To feminists and a few postmodernists reason/emotion and man/woman signify basic polarities, fastened deep inside Western philosophy and mirrored within the buildings of our languages, and units of hierarchical energy relatives in patriarchal society. Raia Prokhovnik demanding situations the culture of dualism and argues that rational girl desire not be a contradiction in phrases. Prokhovnik examines in flip: · the character of dichotomy, its difficulties and another · the reason/emotion dichotomy · dichotomies important to the man/woman dualism, equivalent to sex/gender and the heterosexual/ist norm

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Cruising Culture by Ben Gove

By Ben Gove

Gove analyzes promiscuity inside of American homosexual tradition and the basis assumptions and contradictions that give a contribution to dominant understandings of promiscuous intercourse and hope. He demanding situations the normative dichotomy of "bad" homosexual male promiscuity and "good" heterosexual monogamy and offers a much wider evaluation of yank attitudes in the direction of sexual perform and wish. the writer attracts at the autobiographical fiction and memoirs of 3 influential authors from the early Nineteen Sixties onwards: John Rechy, Larry Kramer, and David Wojnarowicz, in addition to different queer serious, ancient, and fictional viewpoints to demonstrate the argument.

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