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Out of the past : gay and lesbian history from 1869 to the present

Author: Neil Miller
Publisher: New York : Alyson Books, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. & updated, 1st Alyson Books edView all editions and formats
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In 'Out of the Past' Neil Miller presents a history of gay and lesbian life and culture that ranges from the time of Oscar Wilde up to the first gay marriage in San Francisco in 2004.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Miller, Neil, 1945-
Out of the past.
New York : Alyson Books, 2006
(OCoLC)654712107
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Miller
ISBN: 1555838707 9781555838706
OCLC Number: 61362858
Description: xix, 677 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: section 1: The "invention" of homosexuality. The age of Whitman ; Pioneers of sexology ; We'Wha goes to Washington : the berdache ; Oscar Wilde ; Romantic friendships between women ; Sappho comes to Paris ; England during the Great War ; Germany's golden age --
section 2: Four Bohemias. Greenwich Village ; Renaissance in Harlem ; Paris in the twenties ; Bloomsbury ; The well of loneliness --
section 3: The triumph of ideology. Czars and commissars : homosexuality in Russia ; The Nazi persecution of homosexuals ; The United States in World War II --
section 4: Before Stonewall. The rise of the "gay is sick" shrinks. The age of McCarthy ; The struggle for British law reform, 1950-1967 ; The other side of the 1950s ; The other side of the 1950s, part 2 : lesbian butch/femme culture ; The homophiles --
section 5: The gay liberation decades. Stonewall and the birth of gay and lesbian liberation ; The 1970s : the times of Harvey Milk and Anita Bryant ; Sex and music in the seventies ; Lesbian nation and women's music ; The 1980s : the age of AIDS --
section 6: The international scene. Communism and fascism ; England : the battle over clause 28 ; Japan --
section 7: The gay moment. The Clinton years ; Into the new millennium. section 1. The "invention" of homosexuality --
1. The age of Whitman --
2. Pioneers of sexology --
Two case studies from Havelock Ellis's Sexual inversion --
3. We'Wha goes to Washington : the Berdache --
On the frontier --
4. Oscar Wilde --
An excerpt from Wilde's De Profundis --
Wilde and Bosie in Algiers, an excerpt from Gide's If it die --
5. Romantic friendships between women --
Willa Cather --
The reporter and the first lady --
A "passing woman" : the strange case of Murray Hall --
6. Sappho comes to Paris --
André Gide --
An excerpt from Proust's Sodom and Gomorrah --
An excerpt from Collette's The pure and the impure --
7. England during the great war --
The sexual labyrinth of T.E. Lawrence --
J.R. Ackerley and the quest for the ideal friend --
Noël Coward --
8. Germany's golden age --
Strindberg goes to a gay ball in Berlin, circa 1890, an excerpt from The cloister --
Two films : Different from the others and Mädchen in Uniform. section 2. Four Bohemias --
9. Greenwich Village --
Degenerates of Greenwich Village, from the December 1936 issue of Current psychology and psychoanalysis --
10. Renaissance in Harlem --
A drag ball in Harlem --
11. Paris in the twenties --
Marguerite Yourcenar --
12. Bloomsbury --
Vita and Harold --
An excerpt from Virginia Woolf's Orlando --
13. The well of loneliness --
An excerpt from Radclyffe Hall's The well of loneliness. section 3. The triumph of ideology --
14. Czars and commissars : homosexuality in Russia --
Diaghilev, Nijinsky, and the Ballets Russes --
Love between women in the Gulag, an excerpt form Vasily Grossman's Forever flowing --
15. The Nazi persecution of homosexuals --
An excerpt from Heinz Heger's The men with the pink triangle --
16. The United States in World War II --
An excerpt from Gore Vidal's The city and the pillar. section 4. Before Stonewall --
17. The rise of the "gay is sick" shrinks --
18. The age of McCarthy --
Lieutenant Blick of the vice squad --
The fruit machine --
19. The struggle for British law reform, 1950-1967 --
Victim --
Alan Turing, secret hero --
Piccadilly polari --
Canada reforms its laws --
20. The other side of the 1950s --
Tennessee Williams and fifties theater --
James Baldwin and Giovanni's room --
21. The other side of the 1950s, part 2 : lesbian butch/femme culture --
Black poet in a white butch/femme world --
Lorraine Hansberry --
22. The homophiles --
"The raid," an excerpt from One magazine --
The secret life of J. Edgar Hoover --
The word gay --
Bayard Rustin, "outside agitator." section 5. The gay liberation decades --
23. Stonewall and the birth of gay and lesbian liberation --
"A gay manifesto" --
Lesbianism and the women's movement, an excerpt from Rita Mae Brown's "The shape of things to come" --
Gay liberation comes to London --
Gay liberation comes to Paris --
24. The 1970s : the times of Harvey Milk and Anita Bryant --
Leonard Matlovich : a soldier's story --
In the statehouse : representative Elaine Noble and senator Allen Spear --
The man who saved the president --
The rise of the gay press --
25. Sex and music in the seventies --
26. Lesbian nation and women's music --
27. The 1980s : the age of AIDS --
An excerpt from Randy Shilts's And the band played on --
The Vatican cracks down --
The great lesbian sex debates --
Michel Foucault --
The contradictions of the gay conservative : Terry Dolan --
The gay fiction boom of the 1980s. section 6. The international scene --
28. Communism and fascism --
29. England : the battle over clause 28 --
Simon Nkoli --
30. Japan --
Excerpts from Mishima's Confessions of a mask and Forbidden colors. section 7. The gay moment --
31. The Clinton years --
Voices from the military debate --
The many lives of Martina Navratilova --
The year of the lesbian --
32. Into the new millennium --
September 11, 2001 --
The AIDS tides turns, at least from some --
Under siege in Southern Africa and Egypt --
That's entertainment --
Marriage around the world.
Responsibility: Neil Miller.

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In 'Out of the Past' Neil Miller presents a history of gay and lesbian life and culture that ranges from the time of Oscar Wilde up to the first gay marriage in San Francisco in 2004.

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