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Gay and Lesbian Poetry : An Anthology from Sappho to Michelangelo - James J. Willhelm

Gay and Lesbian Poetry

An Anthology from Sappho to Michelangelo

Paperback Published: 27th October 1995
ISBN: 9780815318866
Number Of Pages: 344

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This anthology focuses on European languages, but also includes Arabic and Hebrew poetry of medieval Spain, arranged chronologically and accompanied by commentary about the poets' lives and work.

"Amid much blather about the alrightnik Western Literary Canon, child porn, and sexopolitical correctness (mostly neoconservative, lesser on the left), here's an old Clasical tradition long censored and banished from academics, re-emerged into intlligent light: a heroic humorous homoerotic counterculture live from Sappho to Plato & Vergil, thru Medieval Latin, Arabic, Hebrew and provincial languages, up thru Renaissance to Michelangelo. It gives courage to post Whitmanic contemporaries who've come out of the Industrial Age closet." -Allen Ginsberg

Preface
Classical Greek Literaturep. 3
Sappho (ca. 630-ca. 580 B.C.)p. 5
Early Male Lyric Poetsp. 11
Theocritus and the Pastoral Traditionp. 23
Strato of Sardis Musa Puerilis The Boyish Musep. 29
Classical Latin Literaturep. 85
The Lyric: Catullus, Horace, and Tibullusp. 87
Vergilp. 107
Ovidp. 111
Satire: Martial, Juvenal, and Petroniusp. 117
Medieval Latin Literaturep. 135
A.D. 300-1000p. 137
A.D. 1000-1300p. 153
Anonymous Poems from Later Manuscriptsp. 171
Arabic Poetryp. 193
Medieval Spanish Selectionsp. 195
Hebrew Poetryp. 235
Medieval Spanish Selectionsp. 237
Late Medieval Vernacular Literature to 1400p. 261
The Trobairitz Bietris de Romans (ca. Early 1200s)p. 263
Dante Alighieri (1265-1321)p. 265
Geoffrey Chaucer (ca. 1341-1400)p. 273
Italian Renaissance Literature to Michelangelop. 277
Selections from 1400 to 1550p. 279
General Bibliographyp. 327
Index of Authors and Longer Worksp. 329
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780815318866
ISBN-10: 0815318863
Series: Garland Reference Library of the Humanities
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 344
Published: 27th October 1995
Publisher: GARLAND PUB
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.67 x 14.15  x 2.01
Weight (kg): 0.4
Edition Number: 1