Homosexuals in history: a study of ambivalence in society, literature and the arts

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Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1977 - Social Science - 346 pages
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Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Tchaikovsky, Oscar Wilde, Ernst Rohm, Noel Coward--these men shared a sexual orientation that defied their eras' ideas of biology, and often ran counter to mainstream society. In this book, A.L. Rowse, an eminent historian, examines the lives of these homosexual men of genius and their times. of illustrations.

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User Review  - Jean Marie Angelo - Goodreads

A ponderous study of gay history. Was an important volume, though, in looking at a history long held in shadow and secret. Read full review

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User Review  - Richard - Goodreads

A very readable and enjoyable book that provides informative sketches of a wide variety of gay men since the Rennaisance until the mid-20th century. The author provides just enough information so a ... Read full review

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Contents

MEDIEVAL PRELUDE
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FRANCIS BACON AND
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COURTS AND CORONETS
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