Heroes and exiles : gay icons through the ages / Tom Ambrose.

By: Ambrose, TomMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: London : New Holland, 2010. Description: 216 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 20 cmISBN: 9781615239214 (hbk.); 1615239219 (hbk.); 9781847734686 (pbk.); 1847734685 (pbk.)Subject(s): Homosexuality -- Social aspects | Homosexuality -- Public opinion | Gay authors -- Biography | Gay artists -- Biography | Gay men -- Biography | Lesbians -- BiographyDDC classification: 306.766 LOC classification: HQ75.7 | .A43 2010
Contents:
Introduction : the fall from grace -- Mignons and libertines -- The flight of Queen Christina -- England and the quadruple alliance -- The scandal of William Beckford -- The ladies of Llangollen -- Lord Byron's pilgrimage -- Edward Lear's escape to fantasy -- The quest for Corvo -- Coming out with John Addington Symonds -- The tragedy of Oscar Wilde -- Henry James and E. M. Forster : attitudes to exile -- American lesbians in Paris -- Gay life in the pre-1945 world -- From Europe to the United States -- Paul Bowles and gay Tangier -- James Baldwin's retreat to France -- The end of exile.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 194-204) and index.

Introduction : the fall from grace -- Mignons and libertines -- The flight of Queen Christina -- England and the quadruple alliance -- The scandal of William Beckford -- The ladies of Llangollen -- Lord Byron's pilgrimage -- Edward Lear's escape to fantasy -- The quest for Corvo -- Coming out with John Addington Symonds -- The tragedy of Oscar Wilde -- Henry James and E. M. Forster : attitudes to exile -- American lesbians in Paris -- Gay life in the pre-1945 world -- From Europe to the United States -- Paul Bowles and gay Tangier -- James Baldwin's retreat to France -- The end of exile.

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