The Gay Detective Novel: Lesbian and Gay Main Characters and Themes in Mystery Fiction

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Gertrude Stein called it "the only really modern novel form that has come into existence," yet the mystery genre was a century old before it featured its first gay main character in a novel. Since then, gay and lesbian detective fiction has been one of the fastest growing segments of the genre. It incorporates gay and lesbian cultural elements and offers crossover appeal. Its authors call upon a century of development in the mystery genre, while providing new, more accurate images of lesbians and gay men than generally ...

The Gay Detective Novel: Lesbian and Gay Main Characters and Themes in Mystery Fiction 2004, McFarland & Company, Jefferson

ISBN-13: 9780786419579

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