A Little Gay History
Desire and Diversity Across the World
||Parkinson, R. B.|
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Columbia University Press|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $19.95|
| Book Description: |
When was the first chat line between men established? Who was the first "lesbian"? Were ancient Greek men who had sex with each other necessarily "gay," and what did Shakespeare think about crossdressing?
A Little Gay History answers these questions and more through close readings of art objects from the British Museum's far-ranging collection. Consulting ancient Egyptian papyri, the Roman Warren Cup's erotic figures, David Hockney's vivid prints, and dozens of other...