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  • Shyam Selvadurai, Funny Boy, 1994.
  • Sarah Waters, Tipping the Velvet, 1998.


  • Henry Abelove et al., eds., The Lesbian and Gay Studies Reader (Routledge, 1993 and Kindle):
  • Gayle S. Rubin, “Thinking Sex: Notes for a Radical Theory of the Politics of Sexuality”

  • Adrienne Rich, “Compulsory Heterosexuality and Lesbian Existence”

  • Judith Butler, “Imitation and Gender Insubordination”

  • Joan W. Scott, “The Evidence of Experience”

  • David M. Halperin, “Is There a History of Sexuality?”

  • Martha Vicinus, “‘They Wonder to Which Sex I Belong’: The Historical Roots of the Modern Lesbian Identity”

  • John D’Emilio, “Capitalism and Gay Identity”


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