London and the Culture of Homosexuality, 1885-1914 by Matt CookLondon and the Culture of Homosexuality, 1885-1914 by Matt Cook

London and the Culture of Homosexuality, 1885-1914

byMatt Cook

Paperback | November 6, 2008

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Matt Cook explores the relationship between London and homosexuality from 1885 to 1914, years marked by intensification in concern about male-male relationships and also by the emergence of an embryonic homosexual rights movement. Cook combines his coverage of London's homosexual subculture and various major and minor scandals with a detailed examination of representations in the press, science and literature. This conjunction of approaches distinguishes this study from other works and provides new insight into the development of ideas about homosexuality during the period.
Title:London and the Culture of Homosexuality, 1885-1914Format:PaperbackDimensions:244 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.55 inPublished:November 6, 2008Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521089808

ISBN - 13:9780521089807

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Table of Contents

Illustrations; Tables; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Note on terminology; Introduction; 1. London and the cities of the plain; 2. The grossly indecent city; 3. The inverted city; 4. The decadent city; 5. The Hellenic city; Epilogue: public spaces/private lives.

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" incredibly valuable contribution to the field of gay studies." Philip Clark, Lambda Book Report