Emmanuel S. Nelson is Professor of English at the State University of New York at Cortland. He is editor of AIDS: The Literary Response and of Critical Essays: Gay and Lesbian Writers of Color and author of essays on ethnic and gay literatures.
Entries by Emmanuel S. Nelson
literature >> African-American Literature: Gay Male
The African-American gay male literary tradition consists of a substantial body of texts and includes some of the most gifted writers of the twentieth century.
literature >> Baldwin, James Arthur
James Baldwin, a pioneering figure in twentieth-century literature, wrote sustained and articulate challenges to American racism and mandatory heterosexuality.
literature >> South Asian Literatures: Diaspora
Although the treatment of homosexuality is rare in South Asian literatures in the contemporary period, the South Asian diaspora has recently produced a number of both gay and lesbian writers.