El amor de los muchachos: homosexualidad & literatura

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Ediciones Lea, 2005 - Literary Criticism - 345 pages
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Throughout history, literature about love between men has reflected contemporary ideas, prejudices, and discourses surrounding homosexuality. This book examines the literary images that have persisted over time in Western literature; it s populated by the schoolmates, sailors, soldiers, workers, police officers, and convicts that appear in books by a diverse set of authors, including Shakespeare, Proust, Foucault, and many others."

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Adrian Melo is an Argentinean researcher and professor of sociology and philosophy. He holds a doctorate in social sciences and a bachelor s degree in sociology from the University of Buenos Aires. He is the author of El amor de los muchachos: homosexualidad y literatura and the co-author of Obsesiones y fantasmas de la Argentina: El antisemitismo, Evita, los desaparecidos y Malvinas en la ficcion literaria, among other books.

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