Charles Shively

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Charles Shively


United States

Birth - Death

1937 - 2017


Activist, Journalist


Journalist, poet, and a founding editor of Fag Rag. Founder of Fag Rag Books, the Good Gay Poets collective and Press, and Boston Gay Review (a journal of cultural criticism). Author of numerous books, including 'Calamus Lovers: Walt Whitman’s Working Class Camerados' (1987) and 'Drum Beats: Walt Whitman’s Civil War Boy Lovers' (1989). Professor at University of Massachusetts–Boston in the American Studies Program.

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