The Martin Duberman Reader

The Essential Historical, Biographical, and Autobiographical Writings
The Martin Duberman Reader
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For the past fifty years, prize-winning historian Martin Duberman’s groundbreaking writings have established him as one of our preeminent public intellectuals. Founder of the first graduate program in LGBT studies in the country, he is perhaps best known for his biographies of Paul Robeson, Lincoln Kirstein, and Howard Zinn?works that have been hailed as ?magnificent” (USA Today), ?enthralling” (The Washington Post), ?splendid” and ?definitive” (Studs Terkel, Chicago Sun-Times), and ?refreshing and inspiring” (The New York Times).

Duberman is also an equally gifted playwright and essayist, whose piercingly honest memoirs Cures and Midlife Queer have been called ?witty and searingly candid” (Publishers Weekly), ?wrenchingly eloquent” (Newsday), and ?a moving chronicle” (The Nation). His writings have explored the shocking attempts by the medical establishment to ?cure” homosexuality; Stonewall, before and after; the age of AIDS; the struggle for civil rights; the fight for economic and racial justice; and Duberman’s vision for reclaiming a radical queer past from the creeping centrism of the gay movement.

The Martin Duberman Reader assembles the core of Duberman’s most important writings, offering a wonderfully comprehensive overview of our lives and times?and giving us a crucial touchstone for a new generation of activists, scholars, and readers.

Authors: Duberman, Martin B.
Statement of Responsibility: Martin Duberman
Uniform Title: Works. Selections
Title: The Martin Duberman reader
the essential historical, biographical, and autobiographical writings
Characteristics: 374 pages ; 21 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Contents: History. The northern response to slavery
Black power and the American radical tradition
Black Mountain college and community
On misunderstanding student rebels
The Stonewall riots
Feminism, homosexuality, and androgyny
Biography. Paul Robeson
Lincoln Kirstein and George Balanchine
Howard Zinn
Donald Webster Cory : father of the Homophile Movement
Kinsey's Urethra
Masters and Johnson
Memoir. Calgary
Life in the theater
Feminism and the Gay Academic Union (GAU)
The National Gay Task Force
Politics and activism. Racism in the gay male world
On the death of Ronald Reagan
Pleasuring the body : reflections on gay male culture
The Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies
Queers for economic justice
Class Is a queer issue
Coda : acceptance at what price?
The gay movement reconsidered
Subject Headings: Duberman, Martin B United States History United States Social conditions United States Politics and government Gay rights United States History Gays United States History
Topical Term: Gay rights
Additional Physical Form Entry: Online version: Duberman, Martin B. Works. Selections. Martin Duberman reader. New York : The New Press, [2013] 9781595588906 (OCoLC)836874570
LCCN: 2012041856
ISBN: 9781595586797
Branch Call Number: 306.766 D
Research Call Number: JFD 13-4528
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