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The Italian Invert
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Michael Rosenfeld, William A. Peniston
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-01-30 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

In the late 1880s, a dashing young Italian aristocrat confesses his life story to the famous novelist Émile Zola. In his revealing text, he frankly describes his seduction as a teenager by one of his father's (male) friends, his first love affair with a sergeant in his military regiment, and
The Italian Invert
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Michael Rosenfeld
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-01-18 - Publisher:

In the late nineteenth century, a young Italian aristocrat made an astonishing confession: In a series of revealing letters, he frankly described his sexual experiences with other men. This is the first complete, unexpurgated version in English of this remarkable queer autobiography.
Science and Homosexualities
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Vernon A. Rosario, M.D.
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-01-11 - Publisher: Routledge

Science and Homosexualities is the first anthology by historians of science to examine European and American scientific research on sexual orientation since the coining of the word "homosexual" almost 150 years ago. This collection is particularly timely given the enormous scientific and popular interest in biological studies of homosexuality, and
Articulations of Difference
Language: en
Pages: 294
Authors: Dominique D. Fisher, Lawrence R. Schehr
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Stanford University Press

Drawn from insights of the past twenty years, the essays reflect the renewed approach of gender and sexuality as they relate to homosexuality and its representation, and they rely on models that differentiate between sexuality and gender and between natural inclinations and social constructs. Despite the wide variety of subjects,
The Unknowable in Literature and Material Culture
Language: en
Pages: 233
Authors: Margot Irvine,, Jeremy Worth
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-08 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Literature strives to interpret and explain the unknown, and to propose ways in which to engage with it—even if, at least initially, these keys exist only in the realm of the imagination. This is one of the many important qualities that draw us to study literature, and to marvel at