Pages passed from hand to hand: the hidden tradition of homosexual literature in English from 1748 to 1914

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Houghton Mifflin, Jan 1, 1997 - Literary Collections - 458 pages
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A unique anthology contains texts prior to E. M. Forster's 1914 Maurice, which introduced a new openness toward homosexuality and includes writings by Herman Melville, Henry James, Willa Cather, and D. H. Lawrence.

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Pages passed from hand to hand: the hidden tradition of homosexual literature in English from 1748 to 1914

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Contemporary gay literature is often thought to have no antecedents, either because no works on gay themes were written before our time or because the new gay fiction is so stylistically innovative ... Read full review

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This collection will introduce the reader to many neglected works of gay fiction. In particular, this book gives to the reader an entire novel well worth the reprinting: A MARRIAGE BELOW ZERO, written ... Read full review

Contents

TOBIAS SMOLLETT i
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JOHN CLELAND
9
CHARLOTTE CIBBER CHARKE
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