EAN:  9780500297032
Publicatie datum:   28-02-2023
Uitvoering:  Paperback / softback
Taal:  Engels
Aantal pagina's:  336

  Bestelbaar

A fascinating portrait of gay men and women throughout time whose lives have influenced society at large, as well as what we recognize as today’s varied gay culture.

This book gives a voice to more than eighty people from every major continent and from all walks of life. It includes poets and philosophers, rulers and spies, activists and artists.

Alongside such celebrated figures as Michelangelo, Frederick the Great and Harvey Milk are lesser-known but no less surprising individuals: Dong Xian and the Chinese emperor Ai, whose passion flourished in the 1st century BC; the unfortunate Robert De Péronne, first to be burned at the stake for sodomy; Katharine Philips, writing proto-lesbian poetry in seventeenth-century England; and 'Aimee' and 'Jaguar', whose love defied the death camps of wartime Germany. With many striking illustrations, Gay Life Stories will entertain, give pause for thought, and ultimately celebrate the diversity of human history.

    EAN: 9780500297032
    Auteur: 
    Uitgever: Thames & Hudson
    Publicatie datum:   28-02-2023
    Uitvoering: Paperback / softback
    Taal: Engels
    Hoogte: 198 mm
    Breedte: 129 mm
    Status:  Bestelbaar
    Aantal pagina's: 336