Gregory Bredbeck was Associate Professor of English at the University of California, Riverside. He was author of Sodomy and Interpretation: Marlowe to Milton, among other studies of gay literature and culture.
Entries by Gregory W. Bredbeck
literature >> Carpenter, Edward
Edward Carpenter, a champion of both women's and homosexuals' liberation, was one of the great socialist visionaries of England at the turn of the twentieth century.
literature >> Hocquenghem, Guy
Leftist Guy Hocquenghem produced a considerable canon of queer theory and experimental fiction, much of it still unknown outside France.
literature >> Holleran, Andrew
The pseudonymous Andrew Holleran has placed his homosexuality at the center of his commercially and critically successful novels.
literature >> Kramer, Larry
Controversial playwright, novelist, and essayist Larry Kramer has been a pioneer in the gay political response to AIDS in America.
literature >> Literary Theory: Gay, Lesbian, and Queer
Although gay, lesbian, and queer theory are related practices, the three terms delineate separate emphases marked by different assumptions about the relationship between gender and sexuality.
literature >> O'Hara, Frank
The influential poet Frank O'Hara wrote works informed by both modern art and the world of urban gay male culture.
literature >> Rechy, John
In his novels about hustling, preeminently City of Night and Numbers, John Rechy moves from the world of homosexual behavior into the world of gay identity.