ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Paul Elliott Russell Find more information about: Honestly, the cultural diversity is probably the weakest point of the book. The E-mail Address es field is required. Advanced Search Find a Library.
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You may send this item to up to five recipients. Paul Elliott Russell Find more information about: English View all editions and formats Summary: It is sure to take its place as one of the most important, debated, and frequently sought books about the gay and lesbian experience. Please enter your name. I see this exclusion as a drastic oversight that is meant to appeal to an audience that has no interest in questioning the hegemony of binary systems in social spheres. Yes, important names are left out, such is the nature of the work, but what is important is that certain names Larry Kramer, Edward Carpenter, Audre Lorde, Alan Turing are included since they are essential to understanding a sense of a gay history in terms of figures.
Covering 2, years and celebrating a diverse range of individuals, a fascinating volume selects and ranks a vast array of writers, thinkers, artists, musicians, military leaders, politicians, and gay rights activists who have had a lasting impact on how gay men and lesbians define themselves. Mishima is included, but there are so many important gay figures from the Asian continent that could have also been included. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Amazon Sellers and Authors create new giveaways every day to promote their products. But, overall, it is a very interesting selection that creates a very unique interpretation of gay history.