PLEASE NOTE: LINKS need to be updated

A daunting task: as I move to WordPress, I’m updating all 275 pages of this website, including LGBTQ+ Film and Literature. As a spur, I’m first posting content — including new information — before tackling the Forest of Links. Thank you for understanding!

LGBTQ+ Book Reviews

Berlin Alexanderplatz, Alfred Döblin’s landmark 1929 avant-garde novel that inspired Rainer Werner Fassbinder‘s epic film.

Boy-Wives and Female Husbands: Studies in African Homosexualities, edited by Stephen O. Murray & Will Roscoe — fascinating collection of anthropological studies.

Hero, science fiction novel about a gay teen superhero, by the late film producer and author, Perry Moore.

Modern Nature (1992) — filmmaker/painter/poet/memoirist Derek Jarman‘s experimental memoir.

Phallic Frenzy: Ken Russell and His Films by Joseph Lanza.

The Queer Cinema of Derek Jarman by Niall Richardson, a study of Jarman‘s major films focused on their connections to gender, history, and politics.

Queer Cowboys and Other Erotic Male Friendships in Nineteenth-Century American Literature by Chris Packard.

Rainer Werner Fassbinder: Berlin Alexanderplatz, edited by Klaus Biesenbach (a monumental, large-format 664-page analysis of and tribute to Fassbinder‘s 16-hour masterpiece, including his complete screenplay in English translation, essays by Fassbinder, Biesenbach, and Susan Sontag, hundreds of color and black and white photos, more).

LATEST! “You Can Tell Just by Looking”: And 20 Other Myths about LGBT Life and People, by Michael Bronski, Ann Pellegrini, and Michael Amico.

Begun 1997 / Revised September 4, 2020