Rushes #2020

Rushes By John Rechy Rushes Set in a leather and western bar one night in New York City the post stonewall pre AIDS gay sexual underworld is revealed in this calssic in gay fiction
  • Title: Rushes
  • Author: John Rechy
  • ISBN: 9780802134974
  • Page: 266
  • Format: Paperback
  • Rushes By John Rechy Set in a leather and western bar, one night in New York City, the post stonewall pre AIDS gay sexual underworld is revealed in this calssic in gay fiction.
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    About "John Rechy"

    1. John Rechy

      John Rechy is an American author, the child of a Scottish father and a Mexican American mother In his novels he has written extensively about homosexual culture in Los Angeles and wider America, and is among the pioneers of modern LGBT literature Drawing on his own background, he has also contributed to Chicano literature, especially with his novel The Miraculous Day of Amalia Gomez, which is taught in several Chicano literature courses in the United States His work has often faced censorship due to its sexual content, particularly but not solely in the 1960s and 1970s, but books such as City of Night have been best sellers, and he has many literary admirers.

    824 thoughts on “Rushes”

    1. I decided to read this book after reading an in dept interview with John Rechy over at one my favorite websites, the Lambda Literary interview here for those interested lambdaliterary feature In this interview, Rechy is so brilliantly eloquent and doesn t eat his words He gives his opinion on everything from gay marriage and monogamy, to the still very controversial S and M practices Considering the man wrote the ALL TIME HUSTLER CLASSIC City of Night and lived through the many many changes in t [...]


    2. Published during the advent of the Reagan Administration and the beginning of the AIDS epidemic, Rushes chronicles four different gay men cruising a rough trade bar in mad, mad, Manhattan.While I was reading Rushes I found it somewhat ironic how incredibly testosterone fueled John Rechy s notions of homosexuality are There s hardly any recognition of sissy marys, drag queens or transgenders at all, and if there are, there s a bizarre contempt for them for their lack of macho gayness In other wor [...]


    3. Read at a time before I d found any gay book stores, this book gave me a sometimes frightening, somethimes thrilling look into what I had known in my bones must exist somewhere, even if I d imagined it a lot less dark.


    4. I couldn t finish it Dull, over written and struggling too hard to be literary Rechy is capable of wonderful writing The Sexual Outlaw and Numbers are excellent City Of Night and several other novels are good too I was hugely disappointed by this one though.



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