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Call Me By Your Name Lesson Plan

Introduction to Call Me By Your Name

Call Me By Your Name by André Aciman is a prominent work of gay fiction first published in 2007. The novel, which centers on a relationship between an American-Italian teenage boy and older American graduate student in 1980s Italy, is the winner of the 2007 Lambda Literary Award for Gay Fiction. The book was praised by reviewers in major publications like the New Yorker, New York Times, and Washington Post. A highly regarded film adaptation directed by Luca Guadagnino and written by James Ivory was released in 2017, with actors Armie Hammer and Timothée Chalamet starring as the central characters. In 2018, Aciman announced he was working on a sequel to Call Me By Your Name. Guadagnino...

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