Cure's A Gay Mans Odyssey by Martin Duberman
Do not use any other sources besides the book and the files i provide. Make sure the essay has a continuous flow to it. Use specific sentences in the book to back up your statements.
As a memoir, how is the book valuable for understanding this period in American history? What are its limitations? (By this period the professor means the LGBT period during this time) Try to find a sentence of thesis that helps define this.
As part of your analysis, compare the book to chapters 6 and 7 in the Rupp book, A Desired Past. What does Duberman’s book tell us about LGBT history that we don’t get from traditional historical sources? (Duberman is writing an autobiographical book about his experience being gay)
Please try not to make this too political. You can also discuss Dubermans evolution as a person in this book.