Contemporary Gay American Poets and Playwrights: An A-to-Z Guide

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with Carl Phillips’s* Pastoral (also 1999), seeing much thematically in common between the two poets, but singles out Shepherd’s form for its ability to “plumb the possibilities of an inherited line” (175) in order to make that line speak for this poet’s desiring self.


BIBLIOGRAPHY

Works by Reginald Shepherd

Poetry

Some are Drowning. Pittsburgh: U of Pittsburgh P, 1994.

Angel, Interrupted. Pittsburgh: U of Pittsburgh P, 1996.

This History of His Body. Berdache Chapbook Series #3. Normal: Thorngate Road, 1998.

Wrong. Pittsburgh: U of Pittsburgh P, 1999.


Fiction

“Summertime, and the Living is Easy…” Men on Men 5: Best New Gay Fiction. Ed. David Bergman. New York: Plume/Penguin, 1994. 321–31.

“The Black Narcissus.” His 3: Brilliant New Fiction by Gay Writers. Ed. Robert Drake with Terry Wolverton. New York: Faber, 1999. 202–9.


Nonfiction and Criticism

“On Not Being White.” In the Life: A Black Gay Anthology. Ed. Joseph Beam. Boston: Alyson Publications, 1986.

“What Remained of Genet: On the Topic of Querelle.” GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies 4.3 (1998): 453–70.

“Coloring Outside the Lines: An Essay at Definition.” Callaloo 22.1 (1999): 134–40.

“A Nigger for Narcissus.” Obsessed: A Flesh and the Word Collection of Gay Erotic Memoirs. Ed. Michael Lowenthal. New York: Plume/Penguin, 1999. 43–53.

“Notes toward Beauty.” Crossroads 56 (Spring 2001): 5–6.

“A Chrestomathy on Desire.” jubilat 4 (2002): 22–34.

“This Place/Displace.” The Place of the Self. Ed. Mark Doty. St. Paul: Graywolf Press, 2002.


Works about Reginald Shepherd

Henry, Brian. Rev. of Wrong. Boston Review 25.3 (Summer 2000): 59–60.

Martin, Robert K. The Homosexual Tradition in American Poetry. Iowa City: U of Iowa P, 1998. 270–73.

McKenzie, Jeffrey. Rev. of Some Are Drowning. Indiana Review 18.2 (Fall 1995): 196–99.

Rowell, Charles. “An Interview with Reginald Shepherd.” Callaloo 21.2 (1998): 290–307.

Thomas, Max W. “Mighty Lines.” Iowa Review 30.2 (Fall 2000): 169–75.

Volkman, Karen. Rev. of Angel, Interrupted. Boston Review 22.1 (Feb.–Mar. 1997): 41.

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Preface xiii
  • Edward Albee (1928–) 1
  • Jeff Baron (1952–) 11
  • Jeffery Beam (1953–) 19
  • David Bergman (1950–) 25
  • Alan Bowne (1945–1989) 29
  • Donald Britton (1951–1994) 38
  • James Broughton (1913–1999) 43
  • Bibliography 50
  • Victor Bumbalo (1946–) 54
  • Charles Busch (1954–) 61
  • Leo F. Cabranes-Grant (1960–) 69
  • Robert Chesley (1943–1990) 74
  • Justin Chin (1969–) 82
  • Alfred Corn (1943–) 87
  • Mart Crowley (1935–) 93
  • Melvin Dixon (1950–1992) 101
  • Bibliography 106
  • Tim Dlugos (1950–1990) 108
  • Bibliography 116
  • Mark Doty (1953–) 117
  • Bibliography 123
  • David Drake (1963–) 125
  • Robert Duncan (1919–1988) 130
  • Christopher Durang (1949–) 141
  • Edward Field (1924–) 147
  • Harvey Fierstein (1954–) 153
  • William Finn (1952–) 162
  • Kenny Fries (1960–) 171
  • Allen Ginsberg (1926–1997) 178
  • Thom Gunn (1929–) 188
  • Bibliography 196
  • Essex Hemphill (1957–1995) 198
  • William M. Hoffman (1939–) 205
  • Richard Howard (1929–) 212
  • Bibliography 215
  • Maurice Kenny (1929–) 217
  • Bibliography 220
  • Rudy Kikel (1943–) 222
  • Harry Kondoleon (1955–1994) 230
  • Bibliography 234
  • Larry Kramer (1935–) 236
  • Tony Kushner (1956–) 246
  • Michael Lassell (1947–) 260
  • Timothy Liu (1965–) 268
  • Craig Lucas (1951–) 272
  • Charles Ludlam (1943–1987) 280
  • J.D. Mcclatchy (1945–) 288
  • Bibliography 291
  • Terrence Mcnally (1939–) 293
  • Bibliography 307
  • Scott Mcpherson (1959–1992) 309
  • James Merrill (1926–1995) 316
  • Paul Monette (1945–1995) 323
  • Frank O’hara (1926–1966) 334
  • Bibliography 340
  • Robert O’hara (1970–) 342
  • Peter Parnell (1953–) 349
  • Carl Phillips (1959–) 357
  • Kenneth Pobo (1954–) 363
  • D.A. Powell (1963–) 369
  • Bibliography 376
  • Guillermo Reyes (1962–) 377
  • Bibliography 382
  • Assotto Saint (yves FranÇois Lubin) (1957–1994) 383
  • Bibliography 387
  • F. Allen Sawyer (1957–) 388
  • Bibliography 392
  • James Schuyler (1923–1991) 393
  • Reginald Shepherd (1963–) 398
  • Bibliography 405
  • Martin Sherman (1938–) 406
  • Aaron Shurin (1947–) 412
  • David Trinidad (1953–) 421
  • Gore Vidal (1925–) 427
  • Bibliography 435
  • Jonathan Williams (1929–) 438
  • Doric Wilson (1939–) 444
  • Lanford Wilson (1937–) 451
  • Chay Yew (1966–) 461
  • Selected Bibliography 467
  • Index 469
  • About the Contributors 477
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