Homosexuals in history: a study of ambivalence in society, literature and the arts
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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Strangers: Homosexual Love in the Nineteenth Century
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