Abstract

Becoming a Man, Monette's 1992 autobiography, doubles its "I." One "I" inhabits the gay closet, a geographical space, while the other "I," having arrived at a gay identity, reads that earlier self. The autobiography "map[s]" the process of "becoming" an "I" able to lead a fully gay life.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1529-1456
Print ISSN
0162-4962
Pages
pp. 171-179
Launched on MUSE
2002-01-01
Open Access
No
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