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Hogg (1995) [Novel]
by Samuel R. Delany Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Acclaimed winner of the William Whitehead Memorial Award for a lifetime's contribution to gay and lesbian literature, Samuel R. Delany wrote Hogg three decades ago. Since then it has been one of America's most famous 'unpublishable' novels. The subject matter of Hogg is our culture of sexual violence and degeneration. Delany explores his disturbing protagonist Hogg on his own turf--rape, pederasty, sexual excess--exposing an area of violence and sexual abuse from the inside. As such, it is a brave book.

Original title: Hogg
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionCrime and MysteryCrime/Caper
FictionAdult/Mature Content
FictionGay & LesbianGay Male

Edition #1: Hogg

Hogg (1995)
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Language: English

  • "Hogg is a truly significant book. It is distasteful, raw, and upsetting; it also treats some of the sexual taboos that Americans do not want addressed in either art or politics. Hogg is an artistic triumph, as well as a political one. " John O'Brien, Dalkey Archive Press
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Hogg (1995)

ISBN: 1573661198

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