In Another Part Of The Forest by Alberto Manguel
An Anthology of Gay Short Fiction

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In this authoritative collection of short stories on male homosexuality by gay and non-gay writers, Alberto Manguel, "an editor with a brilliant strong natural taste" (London Gazette) and Craig Stephenson present a rich diversity of visions and voices, creating an anthology that makes gay fiction accessible to a mainstream audience. Line drawings.
 

About Alberto Manguel

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Alberto Manguel is an acclaimed, award-winning Canadian Argentine-born writer. As a teenager in Buenos Aires, he served as a reader for a blind Jorge Luis Borges. He currently lives in the south of France. Author website: alberto.manguel.com
 
Published June 1, 1994 by Three Rivers Press. 682 pages
Genres: Gay & Lesbian, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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This collection embraces such a wide range of writing as to nearly undermine the presumed premise--that there exists something that can be intelligently called ``gay fiction.'' Indeed, in his introduction, Manguel (News From a Foreign Country Came, 1991, etc.) writes that ``the notion of `gay lit...

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This laborious anthology posits that, before Stonewall and the emergence of a gay-specific literature, there was already a rich heritage of fiction by gay and non-gay writers ``touching on a gay theme.'' Unfortunately, most of these stories do little more than that.

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