Best Gay Stories 2012

August 1, 2012|
Best Gay Stories 2012 by Peter Dubé
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The many stories featured in this volume of Best Gay Stories focus on what we, as gay men have in common, what underlies and nourishes the roots of all that fabulous diversity. Stories about our shared experience of those oh-so troubling and conflicted pleasures: desire, longing and love. This is not in itself all that remarkable given one is a gay man - fundamentally -because one desires other men. Desire is constituent of our identity. Acknowledging the truth of that assertion, however, shouldn't be taken as limiting the possibilities of desire itself; editor Peter Dube doesn't mean to suggest that every one of the stories in this year's collection is necessarily erotic (though some are.) These stories are more complicated than that and they vividly demonstrate that love and longing are both subtle and protean. They point to how human beings desire so much and for so much.

Peter Dubé is a writer working primarily in fiction, hybrid or intergenre forms, and the essay. His work - informed by surrealism, queer and "popular" cultures, as well as a whole host of heretical and apocalyptic visions - deploys dense verbal surfaces to investigate the narrative construction of experience, particularly at ...
Title:Best Gay Stories 2012Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:204 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.47 inShipping dimensions:204 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.47 inPublished:August 1, 2012Publisher:Lethe PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1590213866

ISBN - 13:9781590213865

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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