Closeted Writing and Lesbian and Gay Literature: Classical, Early Modern, Eighteenth-century

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Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2006 - Literary Criticism - 295 pages
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The author explores literary depictions of same-sex love and lust. He provides interpretations of a wide variety of texts: poetry, drama, and both fictional and nonfictional prose, some well known and some little known, written in English, French and Latin, and published in Britain and France, between the late 16th and mid-18th centuries.
  

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Contents

Closeted Writing before The Closet
3
PhilipsLover and the Abominable Madame de Murat
19
Metamorphosis and Homosexuality
163
Iphis lanthe and Others on the Early Modern Stage
199
Postscript
251
Index
285
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About the author (2006)

David M. Robinson teaches English Literature and Lesbian & Gay Studies at the University of Arizona, USA.

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