Les K. Wright

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Leslie Kirk Wright (born January 27, 1953, in Syracuse, New York) is an American writer, literary scholar, gay historian, and gay activist.[citation needed]

Selected Publications[edit]

  • "Clinton, NY." Hometowns: Gay Men Write about Where They Belong. Ed. John Preston. New New York: Dutton, 1991. 137–151.
  • The Chiasmic Bind: Writing Gay Subjectivity from Stonewall to AIDS (Literature and Community). UC Berkeley: Ph.D. dissertation, 1992.
  • "Gay Genocide as Literary Trope." AIDS: The Literary Response. Ed. Emmanuel S. Nelson. Twayne, 1992. 50–68.
  • Editor. The Bear Book: Readings in the History and Evolution of a Gay Male Subculture. New York: Haworth, 1997; New York: Routledge, 2013.
  • "From Outsider to Insider: Queer Politics in German Film, 1970-94." European Journal of Cultural Studies. Vol. 1 (1998) 97–121.
  • "The Genre Cycle of German Gay Coming-Out Films." Queering the Canon: Defying Sights in German Literature and Culture. Ed. Christopher Lorey and John L. Plews. Camden House, 1998.
  • "San Francisco." Queer Sites: Gay Urban Histories since 1600. Ed. David Higgs. New York: Routledge, 1999. 164–189.
  • Editor. The Bear Book II: Further Readings in the History and Evolution of a Gay Male Subculture. New York: Haworth, 2001; New York: Routledge, 2016.
  • Guest editor. "Queer Masculinities." Theme issue of Men and Masculinities. Vol. 7, no. 3 (2005).
  • "Tangled Memories of a Wounded Storyteller: Notes on Bear History and Cultural Memory." torquere: Journal of the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Studies Association / Revue de Ia Société canadienne des études lesbiennes et gaies. Vol. 6 (2004) 66–90.
  • "Bear Spirit." White Crane: A Journal of Gay Men’s Spirituality. Vol. 75 (2007) 6–12.

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