The Gilded Age Construction of American Homophobia
The Gilded Age Roots of American Homophobia is an analysis of the negative response to the discovery of the homosexual in late 19th century America. This book investigates the responses of the emergent medical community to this problem, and concludes with a discussion of how the negative reception of the homosexual impacted the future social conception of gay men and women.
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Hatheway's short, and far too expensive, book is billed as a look at the origins of homophobia in America. However, the real focus of the book is far more narrow, the invention of the idea of a ... Read full review
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