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Forbidden Sex, Forbidden Texts: New India's Gay Poets

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The book argues that there is no monolithic homosexuality; there are only homosexualities, that is, there are as many reasons for being gay as there are gays. Some people are born gay, some have gayness thrust upon them, and some do, indeed, achieve to great gayness. Representation of homosexuality/homoeroticism, as it is understood today, is thus a western import. The act ...more
Hardcover, 296 pages
Published February 1st 2008 by Routledge Chapman & Hall (first published 2008)
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Covers a whole lot of ground in terms of queer poetry and the argument is well-reasoned for the most part. It remains to be seen how much cultures influence each other and therefore feed into the creativity of their poets.
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