Who's Who in Gay and Lesbian History: From Antiquity to the Mid-Twentieth Century is a comprehensive and fascinating survey of the key figures in gay and lesbian history from classical times to the mid-twentieth century. Among those included are: * Classical heroes - Achilles; Aeneas; Ganymede * Literary giants - Sappho; Christopher Marlowe; Arthur Rimbaud; Oscar Wilde * Royalty and politicians - Edward II; King James I; Horace Walpole; Michel de Montaigne. Over the course of some 500 entries, expert contributors provide a complete and vivid picture of gay and lesbian life in the Western world throughout the ages.In 1928 Hunter was featured with Paul Robeson in the London version of the musical Show Boat and later recalled: a#39;We went to Europe because we were recognised and given a chance. In Europe they had your name up in lights. People inanbsp;...
|Title||:||Who's Who in Gay and Lesbian History Vol.1|
|Author||:||Robert Aldrich, Garry Wotherspoon|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2005-10-25|