edited with an introduction by George Stambolian and Elaine Marks
preface by Richard Howard
Cornell University Press
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Translators of the articles is noted at the end of each.
Includes short profiles on the contributors.
Contents: Preface : Considerations of a transfuge / by Richard Howard [p. 11-22] -- Introduction / by George Stambolian and Elaine Marks [p. 23-31] -- Part 1: Cultural contexts [p. 33-34] -- Sexual and literary / by Robert Champigny [p. 35-41] -- Sexuality : a fact of discourse / an interview by Hélène Klibbe with Serge Leclaire [p. 42-55] -- A Liberation of desire / an interview by George Stambolian with Félix Guattari [p. 56-69] -- Rethinking differences / an interview with Hélène Cixous [p. 70-86] -- What interests me is eroticism / an interview by Germaine Brée with Alain Robbe-Grillet [p. 87-100] -- The Privilege of consciousness / an interview by Cécile Arsène with Christiane Rochefort [p. 101-113] -- Paradigm / by Monique Wittig [p. 114-121] -- We are in history / an interview by George Stambolia with Eric Bentley [p. 122-140] -- Triumphs and tribulations of the homosexual discourse / by Jean-Paul Aron and Roger Kempf [p. 141-157] -- Part 2: Critical texts [p. 159-160] -- Homosexuality and the French enlightenment / by Jacob Stockinger [p. 161-185] -- The Homosexual paradigm in Balzac, Gide, and Genet / by Gerald H. Storzer [p. 186-209] -- Weak men and fatal women : the Sand image / by Isabelle de Courtivron [p. 210-227] -- Visions of violence : Rimbaud and Verlaine / by Paul Schmidt [p. 228-242] -- Sexuality in Gide's self-portrait / by Wallace Fowlie [p. 243-261] -- The Myth and science of homosexuality in "A la recherche du temps perdu" / by J.E. Rivers [p. 262-278] -- Cocteau's sexual equation / by René Galand [p. 279-294] -- The Religious meaphors of a married homosexual : Marcel Jouhandeau's "Chronique d'une passion" / by Frank Paul Bowman [p. 295-311] -- Sartre's homo/textuality : eating / the other / by George H. Bauer [p. 312-329] -- Sartre's "La nausée" : fragment of an analytic reading / by Serge Doubrovski [p. 330-340] -- Toward a literature of Utopia / by Stephen Smith [p. 341-=352] -- Lesbian intertextuality / by Elaine Marks [p. 353-377] -- Notes on the editors and contributors [p. 379-384] -- Index [p. 385-391]