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Catholic Figures, Queer Narratives

  • Lowell Gallagher
  • Frederick S. Roden
  • Patricia Juliana Smith

About this book


This study examines the relationship between Catholicism and homosexuality and between historical homophobia and contemporary struggles between the Church and the homosexual? Moving from the Gothic to the late Twentieth-century, from Europe to America, it interrogates what is queer about Catholicism and what is modern about homosexuality.


fiction Narrative rhetoric Romanticism women

Editors and affiliations

  • Lowell Gallagher
    • 1
  • Frederick S. Roden
    • 2
  • Patricia Juliana Smith
    • 3
  1. 1.University of CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA
  2. 2.University of ConnecticutUSA
  3. 3.Hofstra UniversityUSA

About the editors

THOMAS J.D. ARMBRECHT Assistant Professor of French, University of Wisconsin, USA FRANCESCA COPPA Associate Professor of English, Muhlenberg College, USA RICHARD DELLAMORA Teaches in the Department of English and Cultural Studies and the Centre for Theory, Culture and Politics, Trent University, Ontario, Canada GEORGE E. HAGGERTY Professor of English, University of California, USA SUSAN HILL Associate Professor of Religion, University of Northern Iowa, USA THOMAS LAWRENCE LONG Professor of English and Chancellor's Commonwealth Professor, Thomas Nelson Community College in Hampton, Virginia, USA PATRICK R. O'MALLEY Assistant Professor of English, Georgetown University, USA RUTH VANITA Professor, University of Montana, USA.

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