Starless and Black
John Rechy, Andrew Holleran, Joe Orton, Hart Crane — four authors who speak of difference, of how culture can massively determine the limitations in our understanding of ourselves and others. Of how society inscribes the order in which people are accorded worth. And of gayness as a lived experience of alienated desire.
KeywordsSexual Ambivalence Free Spirit Work Ideology Murder Weapon Complete Poem
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