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Title Professions of desire : lesbian and gay studies in literature / edited by George E. Haggerty and Bonnie Zimmerman.
Imprint New York : Modern Language Association of America, 1995.

Subject Gays' writings, American -- Study and teaching.
Gays' writings -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
Gays' writings, English -- Study and teaching.
American literature -- Study and teaching.
English literature -- Study and teaching.
Homosexuality and literature.
Lesbians in literature.
Gay men in literature.
Canon (Literature)
Alt Name Haggerty, George E.
Zimmerman, Bonnie.
Description xii, 246 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0873525620 (cloth) : $37.50
0873525639 (paper) : $19.75
OCLC # 30701097
Table of Contents
 Preface / Catharine R. Stimpson 
 Introduction / George E. Haggerty, Bonnie Zimmerman1
 "Promoting Homosexuality" in the Classroom / George E. Haggerty11
 Pedagogy and Sexuality / Joseph Litvak19
 Toward an Antihomophobic Pedagogy / Joseph Chadwick31
 The Student and the Strap: Authority and Seduction in the Class(room) / Sue-Ellen Case38
 What Is Lesbian Literature? Forming a Historical Canon / Lillian Faderman49
 Teaching the Postmodern Renaissance / Stephen Orgel60
 Lesbian Modernism: (Trans)Forming the (C)Anon / Karla Jay72
 Race, Homosocial Desire, and "Mammon" in Autobiography of an Ex-Coloured Man / Cheryl Clarke84
 Lesbian Poetry in the United States, 1890-1990: A Brief Overview / Paula Bennett98
 Teaching Differences: Theory and Practice in a Lesbian and Gay Studies Seminar / David Roman113
 Expanding the Categories of Race and Sexuality in Lesbian and Gay Studies / Yvonne Yarbro-Bejarano124
 Explicit Instruction: Teaching Gay Male Sexuality in Literature Classes / Earl Jackson, Jr.136
 The Lesbian Narrative: "The Pursuit of the Inedible by the Unspeakable" / Marilyn R. Farwell156
 Anal/yzing the Classroom: On the Impossibility of a Queer Pedagogy / Gregory W. Bredbeck169
 The Disappearance of the Homosexual in The Picture of Dorian Gray / Jeffrey Nunokawa183
 Tales of the Avunculate: Queer Tutelage in The Importance of Being Earnest / Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick191
 Private Affairs: Race, Sex, Property, and Persons / Phillip Brian Harper210
 Memorial Rags / Michael Moon233

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