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Title:
Gay lives
Publication Information:
New York : Thames & Hudson, c2012.
ISBN:
9780500251904
Physical Description:
304 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Ancient ancestors: Khnumhotep and Niankhkhnum ; David and Jonathan ; Sappho ; Socrates ; Hadrian and Antinous ; Chen Weisong -- From the middle ages to the enlightenment: Saints Sergius and Bacchus ; Aelred of Rievaulx ; Michelangelo Buonarroti ; Michel de Montaigne ; Antonio Rocco ; Benedetta Carlini ; Michael Sweerts ; Katherine Philips ; Frederick the Great ; Chevalier d'Eon -- Founding fathers and mothers: Walt Whitman ; Edward Carpenter ; André Gide ; E.M. Forster ; Radclyffe Hall ; Christopher Isherwood -- The fin-de-siècle and Belle Époque: Maximilian von Schwartzkoppen and Alessandro Panizzardi ; Oscar Wilde ; Wilhelm von Gloeden ; Sergei Diaghilev ; Jacques d'Adelswärd-Fersen ; Karol Szymanowski -- Women who loved women: Eleanor Butler and Sarah Ponsonby ; Anne Lister ; Eva Gore-Booth ; Sylvia Townsend Warner ; Claude Cahun ; Suzy Solidor ; Annemarie Schwarzenbach ; Carson McCullers -- Entanglements of sex and politics: Richard Schultz ; Federico García Lorca ; Newton Arvin ; Lilly Wust and Felice Schragenheim -- Visions of male beauty: Eugène Jansson ; Magnus Enckell ; Donald Friend ; Alair Gomes ; Bhupen Khakhar -- Love in the Levant: Abu Nuwas ; Constantine Cavafy ; T.E. Lawrence ; Yannis Tsarouchis ; Ali al-Jabri -- Japonisme: Ihara Saikaku ; Nobuko Yoshiya ; William Plomer ; Yukio Mishima ; Tamotsu Yato -- Diverse callings: John Henry Newman ; Rosa Bonheur ; Hubert Lyautey ; Frieda Belinfante ; Ronnie Kray ; Yves Saint Laurent -- Radicals and activists: Magnus Hirschfeld ; Del Martin ; Harvey Milk ; Guy Hocquenghem ; Simon Nkoli -- International lives in the modern era: Maharaja of Chhatarpur ; Edmund Backhouse ; Claude McKay ; Lionel Wendt ; Xuan Dieu ; Jean Sénac ; Shi Pei Pu ; Reinaldo Arenas.
Abstract:
"A comprehensive biographical survey from ancient Chinese courtiers to pioneers of gay liberation in the twenty-first century, from the unknowable relationships of the distant past to the frankest affirmations of modern sexual identity"--Publisher description.
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