Joseph Cady is author of several studies of gay literature in the Renaissance and in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, as well as of essays on AIDS literature.
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literature >> AIDS Literature
In the twenty years since its first appearance in the West, AIDS has been the subject of a large body of literature, most of it written by gay men and much of it designed to expose readers as closely as possible to the emergency of the epidemic and the suffering of affected individuals.
literature >> American Literature: Gay Male, 1900-1969
Although largely invisible to the general public, a large body of twentieth-century gay male literature by American authors was published prior to Stonewall, some of it positive but most of it tinged with misery or bleakness as the price of being published and disseminated.
literature >> Bacon, Sir Francis
Although he condemned homosexuality in his more magisterial, philosophical works, Bacon inserted homosexual innuendo elsewhere in his writings, particularly in several essays.
literature >> Censorship
Governments, publishers, editors, and even gay writers themselves have censored gay content in literature from the Renaissance to the present.
literature >> English Literature: Nineteenth Century
From its beginning, the nineteenth century in England had a purposeful homosexual literature of considerable bulk, both male and female, though it was fettered by oppression.
literature >> Housman, A. E.
A. E. Housman's poetry is inextricably rooted in homosexual experience and consciousness and is also a significant reflector of gay history.
literature >> Symonds, John Addington
John Addington Symonds was the most daring innovator in the history of nineteenth-century British homosexual writing and consciousness.