Black Gay Man: Essays (Sexual Cultures) by Robert F. Reid-Pharr,Samuel R. Delany

By Robert F. Reid-Pharr,Samuel R. Delany

At turns autobiographical, political, literary, erotic, and funny, Black homosexual Man will ruin our preconceived notions of not just what it skill to be black, homosexual and male but in addition what it capability to be a modern highbrow. either a party of black homosexual male identification in addition to a robust critique of the buildings that permit for the construction of that id, Black homosexual Man introduces the eloquent new voice of Robert Reid-Pharr in cultural criticism.

At as soon as erudite and readable, the diversity of themes and positions taken up in Black homosexual Man mirror the complexity of yank existence itself. Treating topics as different because the Million guy March, interracial intercourse, anti-Semitism, flip of the century American intellectualism in addition to literary and cultural figures starting from Essex Hemphill and Audre Lorde to W.E.B. DuBois, Frantz Fanon and James Baldwin, Black homosexual Man is a daring and nuanced try to query winning principles approximately group, wish, politics and tradition. relocating past critique, Reid-Pharr additionally publicizes upon the guarantees of a brand new the US. With the book of Black homosexual Man, Robert Reid-Pharr is bound to take his position as one in all this country's most enjoyable and hard left intellectuals.

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