Michael G. Cornelius is a doctoral student in early British literatures at the University of Rhode Island. He is the author of a novel, Creating Man.
Entries by Michael G. Cornelius
arts >> Bronzino, Agnolo
Agnolo Bronzino, court painter to Cosimo de Medici, through both his writing and painting, offers significant insight into same-sex desire and relationships in sixteenth-century Florentine society.
arts >> Duquesnoy, Jérôme
Flemish artist Jérôme (Hieronymus) Duquesnoy was one of the most renowned sculptors of the seventeenth century, but for decades after his death he was best known for his conviction and execution on charges of sodomy.
arts >> LaBruce, Bruce
As a founder of the "queercore" movement, filmmaker and reluctant pornographer Bruce LaBruce reaffirms and celebrates the outsider status of homosexuals.
arts >> Skinner, Cornelia Otis
During the middle of the twentieth century, American author and actress Cornelia Otis Skinner was renowned as a sublime comic talent and gifted character actress.
arts >> Subjects of the Visual Arts: Vampires
From its inception in the nineteenth century, the artistic vampire has been linked with homosexuality, a connection that has been explored in a number of films.
arts >> Surrealism
An artistic movement that grew out of Dadaism and flourished in Europe shortly after World War I, Surrealism embraced the idea that art was an expression of the subconscious.