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Love stories : sex between men before homosexuality, Jonathan Ned Katz

Label
Love stories : sex between men before homosexuality
Title
Love stories
Title remainder
sex between men before homosexuality
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Ned Katz
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Abraham Lincoln arrived in Springfield, Illinois, on April 15, 1837, and met Joshua Fry Speed, who offered the new legislator half of his double bed. The two shared that bed for more than three years, and Speed would later recall that "no two men were ever more intimate." The story of Lincoln's relationship with Speed, which opens this book, transports us into a forgotten world of love between men." "Jonathan Ned Katz presents stories of men's intimacies with men in the nineteenth century, tales with all the features of a good novel: engaging characters, moving conflicts, and surprising revelations. Katz draws flesh-and-blood portraits of these intimate friendships, tracing the way men struggled to name, define, and defend their deep feelings for one another. Some of these are love stories, some sex stories, some stories about love and sex. In a world before "gay" and "straight" referred to sexuality, men like Lincoln, Walt Whitman, John Addington Symonds, and James Mills Peirce created new, affirmative ways of naming and conceiving their intimacies with other men. Katz quotes diaries, letters, newspapers, and poems of offer glimpses into an uncharted territory of romance and eros." "Love Stories is an original and engaging take on sexual diversity over time. By this book's end its many chronicles coalesce into a beautiful portrait of the varieties of love and lust in another social world."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1938-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Katz, Jonathan
Dewey number
306.76/62/0973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ76.3.U5
LC item number
K375 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Male homosexuality
  • Male friendship
  • Gay men
  • Gay couples
Label
Love stories : sex between men before homosexuality, Jonathan Ned Katz
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 389-406) and index
Contents
  • A gentle angel entered
  • pt. 2.
  • Making monsters
  • [ch.] 4.
  • Already do the beastly sodomites of Gotham quake
  • [ch.] 5.
  • Abominable and detestable crimes
  • [ch.] 6.
  • The man monster
  • pt. 3.
  • Love stories in brief
  • Coming together, coming to terms
  • [ch.] 7.
  • Voices of sexes and lusts
  • [ch.] 8.
  • Sincere friends
  • [ch.] 9.
  • A major fell in love with a boy
  • [ch.] 10.
  • I got the boys
  • [ch.] 11.
  • pt. 1.
  • Yes, I will talk of Walt
  • [ch.] 12.
  • In the name of Calamus listen to me!
  • [ch.] 13.
  • A heart full of love and longing
  • [ch.] 14.
  • Empty chair, empty bed, empty house
  • [ch.] 15.
  • I wish you would put the ring on my finger again
  • pt. 4.
  • Searching for words
  • Going public
  • [ch.] 16.
  • He cannot be oblivious of its plainer meanings
  • [ch.] 17.
  • Wild with passion
  • [ch.] 18.
  • I cannot get quite to the bottom of Calamus
  • [ch.] 19.
  • Ardent and physical intimacies
  • [ch.] 20.
  • [ch.] 1.
  • Men given to unnatural practices
  • [ch.] 21.
  • To unite for defense
  • [ch.] 22.
  • A natural, pure, and sound passion
  • [ch.] 23.
  • Abnormal passion
  • [ch.] 24.
  • A much more intimate communion
  • Sex and affection between men -- then and now
  • No two men were ever more intimate
  • Acknowledgments
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • [ch.] 2.
  • Dear beloved trio
  • [ch.] 3.
Control code
ocm46836784
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 426 p.
Isbn
9780226426167
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2001027753
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o46836784
  • (OCoLC)46836784
Label
Love stories : sex between men before homosexuality, Jonathan Ned Katz
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 389-406) and index
Contents
  • A gentle angel entered
  • pt. 2.
  • Making monsters
  • [ch.] 4.
  • Already do the beastly sodomites of Gotham quake
  • [ch.] 5.
  • Abominable and detestable crimes
  • [ch.] 6.
  • The man monster
  • pt. 3.
  • Love stories in brief
  • Coming together, coming to terms
  • [ch.] 7.
  • Voices of sexes and lusts
  • [ch.] 8.
  • Sincere friends
  • [ch.] 9.
  • A major fell in love with a boy
  • [ch.] 10.
  • I got the boys
  • [ch.] 11.
  • pt. 1.
  • Yes, I will talk of Walt
  • [ch.] 12.
  • In the name of Calamus listen to me!
  • [ch.] 13.
  • A heart full of love and longing
  • [ch.] 14.
  • Empty chair, empty bed, empty house
  • [ch.] 15.
  • I wish you would put the ring on my finger again
  • pt. 4.
  • Searching for words
  • Going public
  • [ch.] 16.
  • He cannot be oblivious of its plainer meanings
  • [ch.] 17.
  • Wild with passion
  • [ch.] 18.
  • I cannot get quite to the bottom of Calamus
  • [ch.] 19.
  • Ardent and physical intimacies
  • [ch.] 20.
  • [ch.] 1.
  • Men given to unnatural practices
  • [ch.] 21.
  • To unite for defense
  • [ch.] 22.
  • A natural, pure, and sound passion
  • [ch.] 23.
  • Abnormal passion
  • [ch.] 24.
  • A much more intimate communion
  • Sex and affection between men -- then and now
  • No two men were ever more intimate
  • Acknowledgments
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • [ch.] 2.
  • Dear beloved trio
  • [ch.] 3.
Control code
ocm46836784
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 426 p.
Isbn
9780226426167
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2001027753
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o46836784
  • (OCoLC)46836784

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