Before Wilde: Sex between Men in Britain's Age of Reform
Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: List of Tables Acknowledgments Introduction PART ONE. UNDERSTANDINGS 1. Families and Sex between Men 2. Class, Masculinity, and Spaces PART TWO. EARLY NINETEENTH-CENTURY CHANGES 3. Law and Reform in the 1820s 4. Public Men: The Metropolitan Police 5. Unnatural-Assault Reporting in the London Press PART THREE. IMPLICATIONS 6. Patterns within the Changes 7. Conclusion: Character and Medicine Notes Select Bibliography Index. Buchnummer des Verkäufers ABE_book_new_0520258533
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"This is a work of great originality that fills a huge gap in the history of homosexuality."—George Robb, author of British Culture and the First World War
"This book fills an aching gap in the history of male homosexuality in Britain, the mid-years of the nineteenth century. Charles Upchurch shows the importance of this period in foreshadowing what was to come in the greater dramas of the late century, signaled by Wilde's disastrous fall. But more than this, the book refuses to see homosexuality as a thing apart. Its history is firmly located in a dense history of families, communities, rapid change, new forms of policing, and social reform. The result is a compelling account that illuminates dark corners, and throws new light on the familiar. It is a major contribution to our understanding of sex between men in a period of dramatic change."—Jeffrey Weeks, author of The World We Have Won: The Remaking of Erotic and Intimate Life
Titel: Before Wilde: Sex between Men in Britain's ...
Verlag: University of California Press
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