The Resource The violet hour: : the Violet Quill and the making of gay culture, David Bergman, (ebook)

The violet hour: : the Violet Quill and the making of gay culture, David Bergman, (ebook)

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The violet hour: : the Violet Quill and the making of gay culture
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The violet hour:
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the Violet Quill and the making of gay culture
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David Bergman
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eng
Summary
The members of the literary circle known as the Violet Quill -- Andrew Holleran, Felice Picano, Edmund White, Christopher Cox, Michael Grumley, Robert Ferro, and George Whitmore -- collectively represent the aspirations and the achievement of gay writing during and after the gay liberation movement. David Bergman's social history shows how the works of these authors reflected, advanced, and criticized the values, principles, and prejudices of the culture of gay liberation. In spinning many of the most important stories gay men told of themselves in the short period between the 1969 Stonewall Riots and the devastation of the AIDS epidemic during the 1980's, the Violet Quill exerted an enormous influence on gay culture. The death toll of the AIDS epidemic, including four of the Violet Quill's seven members, has made putting such recent events into a historical context all the more important and difficult. The work of the Violet Quill expresses the joy, suffering, grief, hope, activism, and caregiving of their generation. The Violet Hour meets the urgent need for a history of the men who bore witness not only to the birth but also to the decimation of a culture
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Midwest
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1950-
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Bergman, David
Dewey number
810.9/9206642
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Between men--between women
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  • Gay men's writings, American
  • Homosexuality and literature
  • American literature
  • American literature
  • Gay men
  • Violet Quill (Group of writers)
  • Gay men in literature
  • New York (N.Y.)
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adult
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The violet hour: : the Violet Quill and the making of gay culture, David Bergman, (ebook)
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780231503839
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11862248
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remote
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11862248
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MWT11862248
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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The violet hour: : the Violet Quill and the making of gay culture, David Bergman, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231503839
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11862248
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11862248
System control number
MWT11862248
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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