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Like a brother, like a lover : male homosexuality in the American novel and theater from Herman Melville to James Baldwin / Georges-Michel Sarotte ; translated from the French by Richard Miller.


Garden City, N.Y. : Anchor Press/Doubleday, 1978.
ISBN 0385127650, 9780385127653

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Standard Title Comme un frère, comme un amant. English
Subjects American literature -- History and criticism.
American literature.
Gay men -- Intellectual life.
Gay men -- United States -- Intellectual life.
Gay men in literature.
Gay men's writings, American -- History and criticism.
Gay men's writings, American.
Homosexuality and literature -- United States.
Homosexuality and literature.
United States.
Description xv, 339 pages ; 22 cm
Copyright Date 1978.
Notes Translation of Comme un frère, comme un amant.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 306-327) and index.
Also issued online.
Contents part 1. A history. The evolution of the American sexual "establishment" ; The evolution of the homosexual in the American novel- Melville to Baldwin ; The homosexual character on the stage -- pt. 2. Four archetypes of the homosexual couple. Adolescents ; Teacher and pupil ; The captain and soldier ; The white and the black -- pt. 3. Homosexuality and the theater. Tennessee Williams: theater as psychotherapy ; William Inge: "homosexual spite" in action ; Edward Albee: homosexual playwright in spite of himself -- part 4. The circumstances of the homosexual as reflected in the novel and theater. Small town and big city ; Three categories of homosexual ; Between the American woman and the American virile ideal -- part 5. Latent homosexuality: short of and beyond true heterosexuality. Henry James: the feminine masochist syndrome ; Francis Scott Fitzgerald: self-virilization and its failure ; The feminine-masochist temperament in certain Jewish characters ; Jack London: the hypervirile syndrome ; Ernest Hemingway: the (almost) total sublimation of the homosexual instinct ; Norman Mailer: the overt latent homosexual -- Conclusion: Another country.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)3818800
(OCoLC)ocm03818800
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Sarotte, Georges Michel, 1939-
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