Jeffs, William Patrick
January 2003
Feminism, Manhood & Homosexuality: Intersections in Psychoanalys;2003, p1
This section discusses several topics discussed in the book "Feminism, Manhood and Homosexuality: Intersections in Psychoanalysis and American Poetry." The book examines how several authors--male and female--use language to contradict their society's definitions of sexuality and gender. Authors like Ralph Waldo Emerson. Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, Allen Ginsberg and Adrienne Rich have struggled to establish a role for the American poet as well as influence the direction of U.S. literature.


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