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Allen Ellenzweig: George Platt Lynes - The Daring Eye

Allen Ellenzweig: George Platt Lynes - The Daring Eye

USA 2022, 664 pp., hardbound, € 49.95
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The life of the gregarious American portrait, dance, fashion, and male nude photographer whose career spanned the late 1920s to 1955. From age 18, Lynes entered the cosmopolitan world of the American expatriate community in Paris when he became acquainted with the salon of Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas. Intending to pursue a literary and small press publishing career, ... Weiterlesen

Rusty Barrett: From Drag Queens to Leathermen

Rusty Barrett: From Drag Queens to Leathermen

Language, Gender, and Gay Male Subcultures. UK 2017, 251 pp., brochure, € 34.95
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This book examines gendered language use in six gay male subcultures: drag queens, radical faeries, bears, circuit boys, barebackers, and leathermen. Within each subculture, unique patterns of language use challenge normative assumptions about gender and sexual identity. Rusty Barrett's analyses of these subcultures emphasize the ways in which gay male constructions of gender are intimately linked to other forms of ... Weiterlesen

Mark McCormack: The Declining Significance of Homophobia

Mark McCormack: The Declining Significance of Homophobia

How Teenage Boys Are Redefining Masculinity and Heterosexuality. USA 2013, 166 pp., brochure, € 43.95
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Research has traditionally shown high schools to be hostile environments for LGBT youth. Boys have used homophobia to prove their masculinity and distance themselves from homosexuality. Despite these findings over the last three decades, »The Declining Significance of Homophobia« tells a different story. Drawing on fieldwork and interviews of young men in three British high schools, the author shows how ... Weiterlesen

John Corvino: What's Wrong with Homosexuality?

John Corvino: What's Wrong with Homosexuality?

USA 2013, 170 pp., hardbound, € 24.95
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Is homosexuality unnatural? Does the bible condemn it? Does it matter whether gay people are »born this way«? The author has traversed the country responding to such questions. In this book, he makes the case for the moral value of same-sex relationships while offering insight into the ongoing culture wars. Many opponents object that same-sex relionships were morally wrong, or ... Weiterlesen

Michael J. Klarman: From the Closet to the Altar

Michael J. Klarman: From the Closet to the Altar

Courts, Backlash, and the Struggle for Same-Sex Marriage. USA 2012, 276 pp., hardbound, € 36.99
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Same-sex marriage has become one of the most volatile issues in American politics. But if most young people support gay marriage, and if there are clear indicators that a substantial majority of the population will soon favor it, why has the outcry against it been so strong? There author offers an account of modern litigation over same-sex marriage. After looking ... Weiterlesen

Judith Chazin-Bennahum: René Blum and the Ballets Russes

Judith Chazin-Bennahum: René Blum and the Ballets Russes

In Search of a Lost Life. USA 2011, 277 pp. illustrated, hardbound, € 59.95
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The biography of a cultural hero, »René Blum and the Ballets Russes« uncovers the events in the life of the enigmatic and brilliant writer and producer who resurrected the Ballets Russes after Diaghilev died. A passionate and prominent littérateur, René Blum was also brother of Léon Blum, the first socialist PM of France. As an editor of a chic literary ... Weiterlesen

Christopher Reed: Art and Homosexuality

Christopher Reed: Art and Homosexuality

A History of Ideas. UK 2011, 285 pp., with numerous b/w and colour illustrations, hardbound, € 59.95
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This globe-spanning survey explores the radical, long-standing interdependence between art and homosexuality. It draws examples from the full range of the Western tradition, including classical, Renaissance, and contemporary art, with special focus on the modern era. It was in the modern period, when arguments about homosexuality and the avant-garde were especially public, that our current conception of the artist and ... Weiterlesen

Craig Arthur Williams: Roman Homosexuality

Craig Arthur Williams: Roman Homosexuality

UK 2010, 471 pp., brochure, € 79.95
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Ten years after its original publication, »Roman Homosexuality« remains the definitive statement of this interesting but often misunderstood aspect of Roman culture. Learned yet accessible, the book has reached both students and general readers with an interest in ancient sexuality. This second edition features a new foreword by Martha Nussbaum, a completely rewritten introduction that takes account of new developments ... Weiterlesen

Martha C. Nussbaum: From Disgust to Humanity

Martha C. Nussbaum: From Disgust to Humanity

Sexual Orientation & Constitutional Law. USA 2010, 217pp., hardbound, € 19.95
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In this book, the author aims her considerable intellectual firepower at a key source of opposition to gay equality: the politics of disgust. She argues that disgust has been among the fundamental motivations of those who are fighting for a variety of legal restrictions affecting lesbian and gay citizens. When confronted with the thought of homosexuality, she writes, they experience ... Weiterlesen

Roland J. Wiley: Tchaikovsky

Roland J. Wiley: Tchaikovsky

UK/USA 2009, 546 pp., hardbound, € 32.79
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A giant in the pantheon of 19th-century composers, P.I. Tchaikovsky continues to enthrall audiences today. From the »Nutcracker«, »Swan Lake«, and »Sleeping Beauty«, to »Eugene Onegin«, to »Symphony Pathetique« and the always arousing, cannon-blasting »1812 Overture« - the works of this prolific and beloved composer are perennial favorites. Now, author Wiley provides a fresh biography aimed in classic Master Musician ... Weiterlesen

Mark D. Jordan: The Invention of Sodomy in Christian Theology

Mark D. Jordan: The Invention of Sodomy in Christian Theology

UK 1997, 200 pp., brochure, € 49.95
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This text explores the invention of sodomy in medieval Christendom, examining its conceptual foundations in theology and gauging its impact on Christian sexual ethics both then and now. It traces the historical genealogy of this enduring cultural construct through many of the idiosyncratic worldviews of the Middle Ages - worldviews at war with themselves in their attitudes toward sex, love ... Weiterlesen

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