Saturday, January 29, 2011

Bibliography of Gay Literary Studies

Today there is a large volume of GLBT literary studies in the English language. The listings of this kind offered below are selective; for more items, there are various sources (see, for example, Rictor Norton’s Bibliography of Gay and Lesbian History:

What often gets lost in the shuffle, though, is literary studies addressing works in languages other than English. The following compilation is offered as a help in this regard. The emphasis is on general studies with strong literary content. Only a few entries are offered on individual writers, such as Gide and Pasolini, because the items cited have a broader resonance.

Looking over these rosters has suggested some preliminary reflections on the accomplishment of studies of this kind.

It is axiomatic that a first approach to the task must be to gather as many relevant specimens as possible (cf. the pioneering bibliographies of Barbara Grier and Ian Young, cited under “English and American” below). These efforts yield a number of groupings ("canons"), such as those based on national traditions, specific periods, and influential writers and circles.

As we go back in time, the criteria of relevance become murkier. Some authors, wary of censorship, preferred to “tell it slant,” in the evocative phrase of Emily Dickinson. Others have included only one gay or lesbian character, sometimes peripheral. There are also works that seem to evidence a pervasive gay or lesbian sensitivity, without ever risking a positive assertion. Until recently, subterfuge, allusion, and evasion have been prominent strategies for some authors.

There are also recurrent themes, including the relationship between friendship and erotic enactment, coming out, difficulties of self-acceptance, gender conformity (or not), issues of class and race, and the Arcadian motif identified by Byrne Fone.

Thanks for invaluable assistance to Paul Knobel, creator of the definitive, multilingual Encyclopedia of Male Homosexual Poetry, available on CD-ROM from the author at P.O. Box 762, Edgecliff, NSW, Australia.


Bartels, Thijs, and Jos Verstegen, eds. Homo-encyclopedie van Nederland. Amsterdam: Anthos, 2005.

Hafkamp, Hans. "Homoseksualiteit in de Nederlandse Literatur." Spiegel Historiael 17:11 (1982), pp. 584-93.

Hekma, Gert. "The Mystical Body: Frans Kellendonk and the Dutch Literary Response to AIDS." In AIDS: The Literary Response. Emmanuel Nelson, ed. New York: Twayne, 1992, pp. 88-94.

Lieshout, Maurice van. "The Context of Gay Writing and Reading." Homosexuality, Which Homosexuality? International Conference on Gay and Lesbian Studies. Amsterdam and London: An Dekker and GMP, 1989, pp. 113-26.

Veeger, Petra. "Tussen Blaman en Burnier. Het beeld van de lesbienne bij Nederlandse schrijfsters, 1940-1970." in Goed Verkeerd: Ein geschiedenis van homoseksuele mannen en lesbische vrouwen in Nederland. Gert Hekma et al., eds. Amsterdam: Meulenhoff, 1989, pp. 115-28.

Venema, Adriaan. Homoseksualiteit in de Nederlandse literatuur. Amsterdam: Manteau 1972.

Warren, Hans. Herenliefde: de beste homo-erotische verhalen uit de Nederlandse literatuur. Amsterdam: Bert Bakker, 1995.


Adams, Stephen. The Homosexual Hero in Contemporary Fiction. New York: Harper & Row, 1980.

Austen, Roger. Playing the Game: The Homosexual Novel in America. Indianapolis: Bobbs, Merrill, 1977.

Bergman, David. Gaiety Transfigured: Gay Self-Representation in American Literature. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1991.

Bosman, Ellen, John P. Bradford, and Robert B. Marks Ridinger. Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered Literature: a Genre Guide. Westport, Conn.: Libraries Unlimited, 2008. [lists some 1000 items, mostly of popular literature]

Bristow, Joseph. Effeminate England: Homoerotic Writing after 1885. New York: Columbia University Press, 1995.

Bronski, Michael. Gay Friction: Uncovering the Golden Age of Gay Male Pulps. New York: St. Martin Griffin, 2003.

Büssing, Sabine. Of Captive Queens and Holy Panthers: Prison Fiction and Male Homoerotic Experience. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 1990.

Cardamone, Tom, ed. The Lost Library. New York: Haiduk Press, 2010.

Castle, Terry. The Apparitional Lesbian: Female Homosexuality and Modern Culture. New York: Columbia University Press, 1993.

Clum, John M. Acting Gay: Male Homosexuality in Modern Drama. Revised ed. New York: Columbia University Press, 1994

Croft-Cooke, Rupert. Feasting with Panthers: A New Consideration of Some Late Victorian Writers. London: W. H. Allen, 1967.

Crompton, Louis. Byron and Greek Love: Homophobia in 19th-Century England. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1985.

Dellamora, Richard. Masculine Desire: The Sexual Politics of Victorian Aestheticism. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1990.

Dollimore, Jonathan. Sexual Dissidence. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1991.

Drake, Robert. The Gay Canon: Great Books Every Gay Man Should Read. New York: Anchor Books, 1998.

Dynes, Wayne R., and Stephen Donaldson, eds. Homosexual Themes in Literary Studies. New York: Garland, 1992.

Faderman, Lillian. Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers: A History of Lesbian Life in Twentieth- Century America. New York: Columbia University Press, 1991.

_______. Surpassing the Love of Men: Romantic Friendship and Love between Women from the Renaissance to the Present. New York: Morrow, 1981.

Frantzen, Allen J. Before the Closet: Same-Sex Love from Beowulf to Angels in America. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998.

Frontain, Raymond-Jean, ed. Reclaiming the Sacred: The Bible in Gay and Lesbian Literature. Binghamton, NY: Harrington Park Press, 2002.

Furtado, Ken, and Nancy Hellner, eds. Gay and Lesbian American Plays: An Annotated Bibliography. Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1993.

Garber, Eric, and Lyn Paleo. Uranian Worlds: A Guide to Alternative Sexuality in Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror. 2nd ed. Boston: G. K. Hall, 1990.

Gifford, James. Dayneford's Library: American Homosexual Writing, 1900-1913. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1995.

Goldberg, Jonathan. Sodometries: Renaissance Texts, Modern Sexualities. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 1992.

Green, Martin. Children of the Sun: A Narrative of "Decadence" in England after 1918. New York: Basic Books, 1976.

Grier, Barbara, ed. The Lesbian in Literature. 3d ed. Tallahassee, Fla.: Naiad Press, 1981. [important bibliography]

Gunn, Drewey Wayne. The Gay Male Sleuth in Print and Film: A History and Annotated Biblography. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow, 2005.

_______________ ed. The Golden Age of Gay Fiction. Albion, NY: MLR Press, 2009. [covers the pulp efflorescence, ca. 1966-1980]

Hilliard, David. "Unenglish and Unmanly: Anglo-Catholicism and Homosexuality." Victorian Studies 25 (1982): 181-210.

Hurley, Michael, ed. A Guide to Gay and Lesbian Writing in Australia. St. Leonards, NSW: Allen & Unwin, 1996.

Lane, Christopher. The Ruling Passion: British Colonial Allegory and the Paradox of Homosexual Desire. Durham: Duke University Press, 1995.

Levin, James. The Gay Novel in America. New York: Garland, 1991.

Lilly, Mark. Gay Men's Literature in the Twentieth Century. New York: New York University Press, 1993.

Malinowski, Sharon, ed. Gay and Lesbian Literature. Detroit: St. James Press, 1994 [there is a second volume: Tom Pendergast and Sara Pendergast, eds., 1998]

Markowitz, Judith A. The Gay Detective Novel: Lesbian an Gay Main Characters and Themes in Mystery Fiction. Jefferson, N.C.: MacFarland, 2004.

Martin, Robert K. The Homosexual Tradition in American Poetry. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1979.

McFarlane, Cameron. The Sodomite in Fiction and Satire, 1660-1750. New York: Columbia University Press, 1997.

Meese, Elizabeth, (Sem)erotics: theorizing lesbian writing. New York: New York University Press, 1992.

Meyers, Jeffrey. Homosexuality and Literature, 1890-1930. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1977.

Munt, Sally, ed. New Lesbian Criticism: Literary and Cultural Readings. New York: Columbia University Press, 1992.

Murphy, Timothy F., and Suzanne Poirier, eds. Writing AIDS: Gay Literature, Language, and Analysis. New York: Columbia University Press, 1993.

Nelson, Emmanuel S., ed. AIDS: The Literary Response. New York: Twayne Publishers, 1992.

_____, ed. Contemporary Gay American Novelists: A Bio-Bibliographical Critical Sourcebook. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 1992.

_____. ed. Encyclopedia of Contemporary LGBTQ Literature of the United States. 2 vols. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 2009. [addressed to young-adult readers]

Norman, Tom. American Gay Erotic Paperbacks: A Bibliography. Burbank, Calif.: Author [?], 1994. [list of 4,471 pulps published between 1954 and 1992]

Pastore, Judith Laurence, ed. Confronting AIDS through Literature: The Responsibilities of Representation. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1993.

Reade, Brian, ed. Sexual Heretics: Male Homosexuality in English Literature from 1850 to 1900. New York: Coward-McCann, 1971.

Robb, Graham. Strangers: Homosexual Love in the Nineteenth Century. New York: W.W. Norton, 2003.

Román, David. Acts of Intervention: Performance, Gay Culture, and AIDS. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1998.

Rule, Jane. Lesbian Images. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1975.

Sarotte, Georges-Michel. Like a Brother, Like a Lover: Male Homosexuality in the American Novel and Theatre from Herman Melville to James Baldwin. Garden City, NY: Anchor/Doubleday, 1978.

Sedgwick, Eve Kosofsky. Between Men: English Literature and Male Homosocial Desire. New York: Columbia University Press, 1985. [an influential, but controversial postmodernist analysis]

Sinfield, Alan. Cultural Politics: Queer Reading. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1994.

_______. Out on Stage: Lesbian and Gay Male Theatre in the Twentieth Century. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1999.

Slide, Anthony. Gay and Lesbian Characters and Themes in Mystery Novels: A Critical Guide to Over 500 Works in English. Jefferson, N.C. McFarland, 1993.

_______. Lost Gay Novels: A Reference Guide to Fifty Works from the First Half of the Twentieth Century. New York: Harrington Park Press, 2003.

Smith, Bruce. Homosexual Desire in Shakespeare's England. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1991.

Smith, Timothy d’Arch. Love in Earnest: Some Notes on the Lives and Writings of English “Uranian” Poets from 1889 to 1930. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1970.

Stevens, Hugh,ed. The Cambridge Companion to Gay and Lesbian Writing. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011.

Stryker, Susan. Queer Pulp: Perverted Passions from the Golden Age of the Paperback. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2001.

Summers, Claude J. Gay Fictions: Wilde to Stonewall. New York: Continuum, 1990.

_______. ed. The Gay and Lesbian Literary Heritage. New York: Henry Holt, 1995. [a comprehensive, encyclopedic work]

West, Christopher L. Limp Wrists and Laser Guns: Male Homosexuality and Science Fiction. University of Sussex, 2000.

Whitaker, Rick. The First Time I Met Frank O'Hara: Reading Gay American Writers. New York: Da Capo Press, 2003.

Woodhouse, Reed. Unlimited Embrace: A Canon of Gay Fiction 1943-1995. Northampton: University of Massachusetts Press, 1998.

Woods, Gregory. Articulate Flesh: Male Homoeroticism and Modern Poetry. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1987.

________. A History of Gay Literature: The Male Tradition. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1998.

Yingling, Thomas E. Hart Crane and the Homosexual Text. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1990.

Young, Ian. The Male Homosexual in Literature: A Bibliography. 2d ed. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow, 1982 [important bibliography]

__________. Out in Paperback: A Visual History of Gay Pulps. Toronto: Lester, Mason & Begg, 2007.

Zimmerman, Bonnie. The Safe Sea of Women: Lesbian Fiction, 1969-1989. Boston: Beacon Press, 1990.


Albert, Nicole G. Renée Vivien à rebours: Etudes pour un centenaire. Paris: L’Harmattan, 2009.

Benstock, Shari. Women of the Left Bank: Paris, 1900-1940. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1986.

Berthier, Philippe. "Balzac du côté de Sodome." In Homosexual Themes in Literary Studies. Wayne R. Dynes and Stephen Donaldson, eds. New York: Garland, 1992, pp. 1-31.

Burgwinkle, William E. Sodomy, Masculinity and Law in Medieval Literature: France and England, 1050-1230. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009.

Cardon, Patrick. Discours littéraires et scientifiques fin-de-siècle: autour de Marc-André Raffalovich. Paris: Orizon, 2008.

Copley, Anthony. Sexual Moralities in France, 1780-1980: New Ideas on the Family, Divorce and Homosexuality. New York: Routledge, 1989.

Courouve, Claude. Dictionnaire de l'homosexualité masculine. Paris: Payot, 1985. [offers many citations from older French literature]

Daniel, Marc. Hommes du Grand Siècle: Etudes sur l'homosexualité sous les règnes de Louis XIII et de Louis XIV. Paris: Arcadie, 1957.

DeJean, Joan. Fictions of Sappho, 1546-1937. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1989.

Eribon, Didier, ed. Dictionnaire des cultures gays et lesbiennes. Paris: Larousse, 2003.

Godard, Didier. Histoire des sodomites: l’homosexualité masculine de l’avènement du christianisme à la Révolution Française. 4 vols. Béziers: H & O Editions, 2005-07.

Groupe de Recherches et d'Études sur l'Homosocialité et les Homosexualités (GREH). Actes du colloque international "Homosexualité et lesbianisme: mythes, mémoires, historiographies." 3 vols. Lille: Cahiers Gai-Kitsch-Camp, 1989-1991.

Huas, Jeanine. L'homosexualité au temps de Proust. Dinard: Editions Danclau, 1992.

Ladenson, Elizabeth. Proust's Lesbianism. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2007.

Lagabrielle, Renaud. Représentation des homosexualités dans le roman français pour la jeunesse. Paris: L’Harmattan, 2007.

Larivière, Michel, ed. Les Amours masculines. Paris: Lieu commun, 1984.

Lejeune, Philippe. "Autobiographie et homosexualité en France au l9ème siècle." Romantisme 17 (1987), pp. 79-94.

Lever, Maurice. Sade: A Biography. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1993.

Mendès-Leite, Rommel, and Pierre-Olivier de Busscher, eds. Studies from the French Cultures. New York: Haworth Press, 1993.

Merrick, Jeffrey, and Michael Sibalis, eds. Homosexuality in French History and Culture. New York: Harrington Park Press, 2001.

Nemer, Monique. Corydon citoyen: essai sur André Gide et l’homosexualité. Paris: Gallimard, 2006.

Nye, Robert. Masculinity and Male Codes of Honor in Modern France. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993.

Pivert, Benoit. ed. Homosexualité et Littérature (Cahiers de la RALM). Paris: Le chasseur abstrait, 2009.

Poirier, Guy. L'homosexualité dans l'imaginaire de la Renaissance. Paris: Champion, 2000.

Pollard, Patrick. André Gide, Homosexual Moralist. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1991.

Pomeau, René. "Voltaire du côté de Sodome." Revue d'Histoire Littéraire de la France 86 (1986), pp. 235-47.

Povert, Lionel. Dictionnaire gay. Paris: Jacques Grancher, 1994.

Robinson, Christopher. Scandal in the Ink: Male and Female Homosexuality in Twentieth-Century French Literature. London: Cassell, 1995.

Schehr, Lawrence. Alcibiades at the Door: Homosexual Hermeneutics in French Writing. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1995.

______. French Gay Modernism. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2004.

Stambolian, George, and Elaine Marks, eds. Homosexualities and French Literature: Cultural Contexts/Critical Texts. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1979.

Stone, Donald. "The Sexual Outlaw in France, 1605." Journal of the History of Sexuality 2 (1992), pp. 597-608.

Tamagne, Florence. A History of Homosexuality in Europe: Berlin, London, Paris, 1919-1939. New York: Algora Publishing, 2004.

Van Casselaer, Catherine. Lot's Wife: Lesbian Paris, 1890-1914. Liverpool: Janus Press, 1986.

Waelti-Walters, Jennifer. Damned Women: Lesbians in French Novels, 1796-1996. Montreal: McGill/Queens University Press, 2000.


Brall, Helmut. "Geschlechtlichkeit, Homosexualität, Freundesliebe: Über mannmännliche Liebe in mittelalterlicher Literatur." Forum Homosexualität und Literatur 13 (1991), pp. 5-27.

Brunner, Andreas, and Hannes Sulzenbacher. Schwules Wien. Vienna: Promedia, 1998.

Busch, Alexandra, Dirck Linck, and Heide Kuhlmann. Frauenliebe, Männerliebe: eine lesbisch-schwule Literaturgeschichte in Porträts. Stuttgart: J.B. Metzler, 1997.

Campe, Joachim, ed. Andere Lieben: Homosexualität in der deutschen Literatur: Ein Lesebuch. Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp, 1988.

Derks, Paul. Die Schande der heiligen Päderastie: Homosexualität und Öffentlichkeit in der deutschen Literatur 1750-1850. Berlin: Verlag rosa Winkel, 1990.

Dynes, Wayne R. "Light in Hellas: How German Classical Philology Engendered Gay Scholarship." Journal of Homosexuality 49, no. 3/4 (2005) pp. 341-56

Faderman, Lillian, and Brigitte Eriksson, ed. Lesbians in Germany: 1890's-1920's. 2d ed. [Original title: Lesbianism-Feminism in Turn-of-the-Century Germany (1980)] Tallahassee, Fla.: Naiad Press, 1990.

Gustafson, Susan E. Men Desiring Men: The Poetry of Same-Sex Identity and Desire in German classicism. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2002.

Hewitt, Andrew. Political Inversions: homosexuality, Fascism, & the Modernist Imaginary. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 1996.

Hochreiter, Susanne. Queere Lektüren: Queer Theory und deutschsprachige Literatur/Wissenschaft. Stuttgart: UTS, 2011.

Homann, Joachim S., ed. Der heimliche Sexus: Homosexuelle Belletristik in Deutschland von 1900 bis heute. Frankfurt am Main: Foerster, 1979.

Jones, James W. "We of the Third Sex”: Literary Representations of Homosexuality in Wilhelmine Germany. New York: Peter Lang, 1990.

Keilson-Lauritz, Marita. Die Geschichte der eigenen Geschichte: Literatur und Literaturkritik in den Anfängen der Schwulenbewegung am Beispiel des Jahrbuchs für sexuelle Zwischenstufen und der Zeitschrift Der Eigene. Berlin: Verlag rosa Winkel, 1997.

Kuzniar, Alice A. Outing Goethe and His Age. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1996.

Lorey, Christoph, and John Plews, eds. Queering the Canon: Defying Sights in German Literature and Culture. Columbia, SC: Camden House, 1998.

Marti, Madeleine. Hinterlegte Botschaften: die Darstellung lesbischer Frauen in der deutschsprachigen Literatur seit 1945. 2d ed. Stuttgart: J.B. Metzler, 1992.

Mayer, Hans. Outsiders: A Study in Life and Letters. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1984.

Müller, Klaus. Aber in meinem Herzen sprach eine Stimme so laut: homosexuelle Autobiographien und medizinische Pathographien im neuzehnten Jahrhundert. Berlin: Verlag rosa Winkel, 1991.

Ott, Volker. Homotropie und die Figur des Homotropen in der Literatur des zwantzigsten Jahrhunderts. Frankfurt: Peter D. Lang, 1979.

Popp, Wolfgang. Männerliebe: Homosexualität und Literatur. Stuttgart: J.B. Metzler, 1992.

Prickett, David James."The Soldier Figure in Discourses on Masculinity in Wilhelmine and Weimar Germany." Seminar: A Journal of Germanic Studies, 44, no. 1 (2008), 68-86.

Puff, Helmut. Sodomy in Renaissance Germany and Switzerland 1400-1600. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003.

Puhlfürst, Sabine. Mehr als blosse Schwärmerei: die Darstellung von Liebesbeziehungen zwischen Mädchen/jüngen Frauen im Spiegel der deutschsprachigen Frauenliteratur des 20. Jahrhunderts. Essen: Verlag die Blaue Eule, 2002.

Schmitt, Gary. The Nazi Abduction of Ganymede: Representations of Male Homosexuality in Postwar German Literature. Oxford and New York: P. Lang, 2003.

Tamagne, Florence. A History of Homosexuality in Europe: Berlin, London, Paris, 1919-1939. New York: Algora Publishing, 2004.

Tobin, Robert D. Warm Brothers: Queer Theory and the Age of Goethe. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2000.

Vollhaber, Tomas. Das Nichts. Die Angst. Die Erfahrung: Untersuchung zur zeitgenössischen schwulen Literatur. Berlin: Verlag rosa Winkel, 1987.


Benadusi, Lorenzo. Il nemico dell'uomo nuovo: L'omosessualità nell'esperimento totalitario fascista. Milano: Feltrinelli, 2005.

Casi, Stefano, ed. Cupo d’amore: l’omosessualità nell’opera di Pasolini. Bologna: Il Cassero, 1987.

Cestaro, Gary. Queer Italia: Same-Sex Desire in Italian Literature and Film. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002.

Dall’Orto, Giovanni. Leggere omosessuale: bibliografia. Torino: Gruppo Abel, 1984.

Duncan, Derek. Reading and Writing Italian Homosexuality: A Case of Possible Difference. London: Ashgate, 2005.

Gargano, Claudio. Ernesto e gli altri: l’omosessualità nella narrativa italiana del Novecento. Rome: Editori Riuniti, 2002.

Giartosio, Tommaso. Perché non possiamo non dirci: letterature, omosessualità, mondo. Milan: Feltrinelli, 2004.

Gnerre, Francesco. L’eroe negato: Omosessualità e letteratura nel Novecento italiano. Milan: Baldini & Castoldi, 2000. [Standard work on the twentieth century; much enlarged and recast version of his 1981 monograph with the same title]

Pecora, Elio, ed. Sandro Penna poeta a Roma: una strana gioia di vivere. Milan: Electa, 1997.

LATIN AMERICAN (including Chicano/a)

Acevedo, Zelmar. Homosexualidad: hacia la destrucción de los mitos. Buenos Aires: Ediciones del Ser, 1985.

Almaguer, Tomás. "Chicano Men: A Cartography of Homosexual Identity and Behavior." différences 3:2 (Summer 1991), pp. 75-100.

Bazán, Osvaldo. Historia de la homosexualidad en la Argentina: De la conquista de Amėrica al siglo XXI. Buenos Aires, 2006.

Bejel, Emilio. Gay Cuban Nation. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2001.

Bruce-Novoa, Juan. "Homosexuality and the Chicano Novel." Confluencia; revista hispánica de cultura y literatura 2:1 (1986), pp. 69-87. Also in European Perspectives on Hispanic Literature of the United States. Genevieve Fabre, ed. Houston: Arte Público Press, 1988, pp. 98-106.

Chávez-Silverman, Susana, and Librada Hernández, eds. Reading and Writing the Ambiente: Queer Sexualities in Latino, Latin American and Spanish Culture. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2000.

Foster, David William. Gay and Lesbian Themes in Latin American Literature. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1991.

Foster, Stephen Wayne. “Latin American Studies.” Cabirion and Gay Books Bulletin, no. 11, 1984, pp. 2-7, 29. [discusses several Central American and Chilean novelists]

Fry, Peter. "Da hierarquia á igualdade: a construção histórica da homossexualidade." In: Para inglês ver; identidade e política na cultura brasileira. Rio de Janeiro: Zahar, 1982, pp. 87-115.

_____. "Léonie, Pompinha, Amaro e Aleixo, prostituição, homossexualidade e raça em dois romances naturalistas." Caminhos cruzados; linguagem, antropologia e ciências naturais. São Paulo, 1982, pp. 33-51.

Horswell, Michael J. Decolonizing the Sodomite: Queer Tropes of Sexuality in Colonial Andean Culture. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2006.

Howes, Robert. "The Literature of Outsiders: the Literature of the Gay Community in Latin America." Latin American Masses and Minorities: Their Images and Realities. Dan C. Hazen, ed. SALALM no. 30. Madison: SALALM Secretariat, Memorial Library, University of Wisconsin, 1985. 1:288--304; 580-591.

Jáuregui, Carlos Luis. La homosexualidad en la Argentina. Buenos Aires: Ediciones Tarso, 1978.

Jockl, Alejandro. Ahora, Los gay. Buenos Aires: Ediciones de la Pluma, 1984.

Leyland, Winston, ed. My Deep Dark Pain is Love; a Collection of Latin American Gay Fiction. San Francisco: Gay Sunshine Press, 1983.

_____. Now the Volcano; an Anthology of Latin American Gay Literature. Trans. by Erskine Lane, Franklin D. Blanton, and Simon Karlinsky. San Francisco: Gay Sunshine Press, 1979.

Lumsden, Ian. Homosexualidad: sociedad y estado en México. Mexico City: Solediciones; Toronto: Canadian Gay Archives, 1991.

Moraga, Cherríe. Loving in the War Years: lo que nunca pasó por sus labios. Boston: South End Press, 1983.

Moraga, Cherríe, and Gloria Anzaldúa, eds. This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color. New York: Kitchen Table: Women of Color Press, 1981.

Mott, Luiz. Escravidão, homossexualidade e demonologia. São Paulo: Icone, 1988.

Murray, Stephen O., author and ed. Latin American Male Homosexualities. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1995.

Parker, Richard G. Bodies, Pleasures, and Passions; Sexual Culture in Contemporary Brazil. Boston: Beacon Press, 1990.

Perpetusa-Seva, Inmaculada, and Lourdes Torres, eds. Tortilleras: Hispanic and U.S. Latina Lesbian Expression. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2003.

Posso, Karl. Artful Seduction: Homosexuality and the Problematics of Exile. Leeds: Legenda Press, 2003. [on two Brazilian writers]

Ramos, Juanita, ed. Compañeras: Latina Lesbians (an Anthology). New York: Latina Lesbian History Project, 1987.

Schaefer-Rodríguez, Claudia. "The Power of Subversive Imagination: Homosexual Utopian Discourse in Contemporary Mexican Literature." Latin American Literary Review 33 (1989), pp. 29-41.

Schwartz, Kessel. "Homosexuality as a Theme in Representative Contemporary Spanish American Novels." Kentucky Romance Quarterly 22 (1975), pp. 247-57.

Trevisan, João S. Perverts in Paradise. Trans. Martin Foreman. London: GMP Publications, 1986. [Originally published as Devassos no paraíso (1986)].

Trujillo, Carla, ed.. Chicana Lesbians: The Girls Our Mothers Warned Us About. San Francisco: Aunt Lute Books, 1991.

Young, Allen. Gays under the Cuban Revolution. San Francisco: Grey Fox Press, 1981.


Almeida, São José, and Teresa Pizarro Beleza. Homosexuais no Estado Novo. Lisbon: Sextante Editora, 2010.

Johnson, Harold, and Francis A. Dutra (eds.). Pelo Vaso Traseiro: Sodomy and Sodomites in Luso-Brazilian History. Tucson: Fenestra, 2007. [thirteen translated studies]

Mott, Luiz, and Aroldo Assunção. "Love's Labors Lost: Five Letters from a Seventeenth-Century Portuguese Sodomite." in The Pursuit of Sodomy: Male Homosexuality in the Renaissance and Enlightenment. Kent Gerard and Gert Hekma, eds. New York: Harrington Park Press, 1989, pp. 91-101.


Baer, Brian James. Other Russias: Homosexuality and the Crisis of Post-Soviet Identity. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.

Burgin, Diana Lewis. "Laid Out in Lavender: Perception of Lesbian Love in Russian Literature and Criticism of the Silver Age, 1893-1917." In Sexuality and the Body in Russian Culture. Jane T. Costlow, Stephanie Sandler, and Judith Vowles, eds. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1993: 177-203.

Hopkins, William. "Lermontov's Hussar Poems." Russian Literature Triquarterly 14 (1976) pp. 36-47.

Karlinsky, Simon. Marina Tsvetaeva: The Woman, Her World and Her Poetry. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1985.

_____. "Russia's Gay Literature and Culture: The Impact of the October Revolution." Hidden from History. Reclaiming the Gay and Lesbian Past. Martin Bauml Duberman, Martha Vicinus, and George Chauncey, Jr., eds. New York: New American Library, 1989, pp. 348-64.

_____. "Russia's Gay History and Literature. (11th-20th Centuries)." Gay Sunshine 29-30 (1976): 1-7. Reprinted in Gay Roots. Twenty Years of Gay Sunshine. Winston Leyland, ed. San Francisco: Gay Sunshine Press, 1991. pp. 81-104.

_____. The Sexual Labyrinth of Nikolai Gogol. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1976. Paperback reissue, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1992.

Healey, Dan. Homosexual Desire in Revolutionary Russia: The Regulation of Sexual and Gender Dissent. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2001.

Kirsanov, Vladimir. Russkaia gei-proza, 2008. Moscow: 000 "Kvir," 2008.

Klein, L. S. Drugaia liubov’: priroda cheloveka i gomoseksual’nost.’ St. Petersburg: Folio-Press, 2000.

______. Drugaia storona svetila : neobychnaia liubov’ vydaiushchikhsia liudei: rossiiskoe sozvezdie. St. Petersburg: Folio-Press, 2020.

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