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Ode to Boy: An Anthology of Same-Sex Attraction in Literature from…
by Keith Hale (Editor)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0615825869, Paperback)A refreshingly readable collection of literature devoted to same-sex attraction from the ancient Greeks through the war poets. Includes works from Homer, Solon, Sappho, the Old Testament, Anacreon, Theognis, Pindar, Plato, Xenophon, Callimachus, Meleager, Catullus, Virgil, Horace, Petronius, Plutarch, Ovid, Aelian, Strato, Agathius, Rumi, Hafiz, Michelangelo, Montaigne, Marlowe, Shakespeare, Richard Barnfield, Katherine Philips, Aphra Behn, Anna Seward, James Silk Buckingham, Lord Byron, Disraeli, Thoreau, Melville, Whitman, Bayard Taylor, Ernst Haeckel, John Addington Symonds, Henry James, Stanley Lane-Poole, Wilde, Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman, Housman, Cather, Stein, Aleister Crowley, Thomas Mann, Renee Vivien, Forster, H.D., Siegfried Sassoon, Rupert Brooke, Lawrence of Arabia, and Wilfred Owen. Hale's introductions to the authors are to the point and sometimes witty, specifying why the author or work is included in the volume and sometimes providing a larger biographical scope.
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