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Gregory Woods: Homintern

Gregory Woods: Homintern

How Gay Culture Liberated the Modern World. USA 2016, 432 pp., hardbound, € 35.99
Kostenloser Versand innerhalb Europas.
Yale University Press
In a study which crosses continents, languages, and almost a century, the author identifies the ways in which homosexuality has helped shape Western culture. Extending from the trials of Oscar Wilde to the gay liberation era, this book examines a period in which increased visibility made acceptance of homosexuality one of the measures of modernity. Woods shines a light on ... Weiterlesen

Jan Seidl, Ruth J. Weiniger etc.: Queer Prague

Jan Seidl, Ruth J. Weiniger etc.: Queer Prague

A Guide to the LGBT History of the Czech Capital 1380 - 2000. CZ 2015, 171 pp. illustrated, brochure, € 14.95
Kostenloser Versand ab 20 Euro Bestellwert.
Cerne pole
This guide introduces 100 places which are connected with the past of the queer people of Prague. The book is designed to be a true guide book, i.e. a book of instructions for walking around the city. There is an orientation map of the given borough at the beginning of each chapter. The individual places of interest are marked in ... Weiterlesen

Ellen Simpson: The Light of the World

Ellen Simpson: The Light of the World

D 2015, 357 pp., pb., € 16.95
Kostenloser Versand ab 20 Euro Bestellwert.
Ylva Verlag
At the back of her grandmother’s closet lies a mystery. After her grandmother’s death, Eva finds a series of diaries detailing the life of a girl caught up in the magic of the Roaring 20s. She cannot reconcile the young woman in these diaries with the miserable old woman she loved so fiercely. What happened to change her grandmother so ... Weiterlesen

Alan Hollinghurst: The Stranger's Child

Alan Hollinghurst: The Stranger's Child

UK 2012, 564 pp., pb, € 14.95
Kostenloser Versand ab 20 Euro Bestellwert.
Picador
In late summer of 1913 the aristocratic young poet Cecil Valance comes to stay at Two Acres, the home of his close Cambridge friend George Sawle. The weekend will be one of excitements and confusions for all the Sawles, but it is on George's 16-year-old sister Daphne that it will have the most lasting impact, when Cecil writes her a ... Weiterlesen

Alan Hollinghurst: The Stranger's Child

Alan Hollinghurst: The Stranger's Child

UK 2011, 564 pp., brochure, € 14.60
Kostenloser Versand ab 20 Euro Bestellwert.
In the late summer of 1913 the aristocratic young poet Cecil Valance comes to stay at Two Acres, the home of his close Cambridge friend George Sawle. The weekend will be one of excitements and confusions for all the Sawles, but it is on George's 16-year-old sister Daphne that it will have the most lasting impact, when Cecil writes her ... Weiterlesen

Edmund White: The Flaneur

Edmund White: The Flaneur

UK 2008, 214 pp., brochure, € 17.95
Kostenloser Versand ab 20 Euro Bestellwert.
White, who lived in Paris for 16 years, wanders through the avenues and along the quays, into parts of the city virtually unknown to visitors and indeed to many locals, luring the reader into the fascinating and seductive backstreets of his personal Paris. The organizing principle is the combined force of White's perception, imagination, frame of reference and voice. He ... Weiterlesen

Neil Miller: Out of the Past

Neil Miller: Out of the Past

Gay and Lesbian History from 1869 to the Present. USA 2006, 678 pp., brochure, € 18.39
Kostenloser Versand ab 20 Euro Bestellwert.
In this updated and revised edition of this classic narrative history, the author chronicles gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender lives beginning in 1869 when the concept of homosexuality was invented. This volume traces each step in gay culture since that time: from the age of Walt Whitman to the trials of Oscar Wilde and Radclyffe Hall to the Stonewall riots ... Weiterlesen

Gavin Butt: Between You And Me

Gavin Butt: Between You And Me

USA 2005, 210 pp., brochure, € 20.95
Kostenloser Versand innerhalb Europas.
In the decades preceding the Stonewall-riots discussions of homosexuality within the New York art world necessarily circulated via gossip and rumor. This book explores this informal, everyday talk and how it shaped artists' hives, their work and its reception. Revealing the »trivial and unserious« aspects of the postwar art scene as key to understanding queer subjectivity the author argues for ... Weiterlesen

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