• History,  Humanities,  Literature,  Research

    New Reference Book: GLBT Literature: A Genre Guide

    Lura Sanborn – Reference Librarian Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered Literature: A Genre Guide by Ellen Bosman and John P. Bradford, Greenwood Publishing, 2008. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 016.8 B65G This single volume provides an overview of twentieth century GLBT literature, defined as “written by GLBT authors, or with GLBT protagonists or themes” (Bosman 3).  Three types of literature are included: Fiction (including but not limited to classics, science fiction, horror, mystery /  crime, graphic novels), Drama, and Biography/Autobiography. Entries include a summary of the book, influence, subject heading and read-a-likes. The back of the volume includes a bibliography as well as an Author/Title Index and a Subject…

  • Research,  Social Sciences

    New Reference Book: Encyclopedia of Gay and Lesbian Popular Culture

    Lura Sanborn – Reference Librarian Encyclopedia of Gay and Lesbian Popular Culture by Luca Prono, Greenwood Press, 2008. Find it in Ohrstrom at: Ref. 306.76 P94 Provides close to 100 biographical and thematic entries related to Gay & Lesbian popular culture.  Articles are substantive; often 2-4 pages in length and feature a helpful bibliography.  Articles include: Beat generation, Queer as Folk, Nathan Lane and The Advocate. HELPFUL FOR: Social, Gender and Cultural studies, American History, GSA members