The Pleasure Principle by Michael Bronski
Sex, Backlash, and the Struggle for Gay Freedom

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Explores the impact that gay sensibility has had in breaking down traditional and repressive structures in society and argues that the breakdown of the traditional social and economic order is a good thing. 15,000 first printing."

About Michael Bronski

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Michael Bronski's books include "Culture Clash, The Pleasure Principle", and "Pulp Friction"; he also wrote the introduction to the first Little Sister's Classic, "Song of the Loon" by Richard Amory, as well as to "Finistere" by Fritz Peters. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Published July 15, 1998 by St. Martin's Press. 304 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Gay & Lesbian. Non-fiction

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And they are right."" Though occupying an uneasy middle ground between the academic and the mainstream (reflected in its clear but occasionally fussy prose), Bronski's book is important as a long-overdue addition to the discussion of gayness and sexuality in general in the U.S. In devoting the gr...

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