A Queer Reader

By Higgins, Patrick H.

Publishers Summary:
A Queer Reader is a rich collection of quotes and short excerpts about the gay experience through the centuries, from Plato to Andy Warhol. Arranged chronologically and drawing on sources from Michelangelo's sonnets to a speech in the House of Lords, from graphic graffiti found in Pompeii to a Playboy interview with David Bowie, A Queer Reader presents gay history as never before.

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ISBN
978-1-56584-210-6
Publisher
New Press


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Reviewed on November 1, 1994

Boasting "contributors" that include Liberace, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Diderot, and Barbara Pym, this "compendium of quotes by and about gay men throughout the ages" attempts to tell the story of male homosexuality. Betraying a peculiarly British bent, Higgins, a lecturer in history at Cambridge, has assembled an e...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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