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The Resource The carnivorous lamb, Agustín Gómez-Arcos ; translated from the French by William Rodarmor

The carnivorous lamb, Agustín Gómez-Arcos ; translated from the French by William Rodarmor

Label
The carnivorous lamb
Title
The carnivorous lamb
Statement of responsibility
Agustín Gómez-Arcos ; translated from the French by William Rodarmor
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
"The latest in the Little Sister's Classics series resurrecting gay and lesbian literary gems: a viciously funny, shocking yet ultimately moving 1975 novel, an allegory of Franco's Spain, about a young gay man coming of age with a mother who despises him, a father who ignores him, and a brother who loves him. The novel is set in the 1950s, narrated by a 13-year-old who describes himself as a "carnivorous lamb"; an innocent who in truth is anything but. The youngest of two sons, he is kept sheltered at home by his overbearing mother until his thirteenth birthday, and disciplined by his tutor and the family priest so that he may follow the right path to adulthood. But he rebels against those who wish to contain him, and his turbulent rites of passage are veiled responses to a hateful mother, an indifferent father, and the authority of church and state. In this way, The Carnivorous Lamb is both an incisive family saga and an acerbic political satire. The Carnivorous Lamb, originally written in French, won the Prix Hermes, and this, its 1984 English translation, was widely acclaimed. This edition includes a new introduction by Sharon G. Feldman, professor of Spanish literature and is the author of Allegories of Dissent: The Theater of Agustin Gomez-Arcos, as well as an appendix of supplementary materials."--Jacket
Member of
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gomez-Arcos, Agustin
Dewey number
843/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Little sister's classics
Series volume
#9
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gay men
  • Brothers
  • Incest
  • Spain
  • Brothers
  • Gay men
  • Incest
  • Spain
Label
The carnivorous lamb, Agustín Gómez-Arcos ; translated from the French by William Rodarmor
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Translation of: L'agneau carnivore
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Introduction -- The Carnivorous Lamb -- Appendices -- Letter to Sharon G. Feldman -- Excerpt from "In Defiance of Franco" by Arnold Williams -- "A Story Daring in its Passions by John Rechy -- "The 'Most Spanish' of the French Writers" by Luis Antonio de Villena
Control code
ocn154704170
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Arsenal Pulp Press ed.
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9781551522302
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)154704170
Label
The carnivorous lamb, Agustín Gómez-Arcos ; translated from the French by William Rodarmor
Publication
Note
Translation of: L'agneau carnivore
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Introduction -- The Carnivorous Lamb -- Appendices -- Letter to Sharon G. Feldman -- Excerpt from "In Defiance of Franco" by Arnold Williams -- "A Story Daring in its Passions by John Rechy -- "The 'Most Spanish' of the French Writers" by Luis Antonio de Villena
Control code
ocn154704170
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Arsenal Pulp Press ed.
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9781551522302
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)154704170

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