Homofobia/ Homophobia: Una historia/ a History: Byrne Fone, Daniel Rey: Books – In this tour de force of historical and literary research, Fone, an acclaimed expert on gay and lesbian history and professor emeritus at the City University of New. Homofobia/ Homophobia: Una historia/ a History: Byrne Fone, Daniel Rey: : Books.
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unq And a bit scary. In such a world, sex itself became dichotomized and battle was joined between opposing nations hokofobia proper sexual practice. Refresh and try again. Dec 26, Ronald Lett rated it liked it Recommends it for: While it necessarily skips over some of the history, the author shares a well-supported history of the possible origins of homophobia, its connections with misogyny and sexism, and speculation as to why it remains one of the last acceptable prejudices Sexism and even misogyny are still pretty widespread.
Oriel Calosa rated it it was amazing Oct 01, Niklas rated it really liked it Jan 21, A History by Byrne R. Aug 15, Tatiana Escobar rated it it was amazing. Since I randomly have a couple of books about homosexuality and history, I can only assume I found them at a used bookstore and wanted bygne learn more, and now seemed like an okay time to read the biggest one.
Well-documented with references quoted straight out of original or translated sources. Bri G rated it liked it Apr 29, Mel rated jomofobia it was amazing May 17, At times I thought the explanations could be more specific instead homoflbia circling around the issue, but I know the book is already quite expansive.
It’s not a complete history Europe didn’t stop byrn homophobia when Victorian England becomes the focus of the book and England didn’t just magically improve and give way to the US for Stonewall but it’s a good one. Lists with This Book.
A fascinating and riveting treatment of the issue of homophobia directed towards men throughout the history of Western civilization.
Homofobia/ Homophobia : Una historia/ a History
This was historiq the read. Delving into literary sources as diverse as Greek philosophy, Elizabethan poetry, the Bible, and the Victorian novel, as well as historical texts and propaganda ranging from the French Revolution to the Moral Majority to the transcripts of current TV talk shows, Fone reveals how and homoofobia same-sex desire has long been the object of legal, social, religious, and political persecution.
I’m not sure how I acquired this book. Sep 24, Thorn MotherIssues rated it liked it Shelves: The author compiles lots of historic documents and literature all over the world so one can understand how homophobia developed its poisonous claws. The focus is on gay men, which is fine, but i expected this to be an all-embracing term.
Homophobia: A History
Gretchen Jung rated it really liked it Jan 15, I certainly learned a lot about the history of homosexuality and homophobia, and there was quite an emphasis on and inclusion of literature. Preview — Homophobia by Byrne R. Still, the book had really useful information. Ron Kastner rated it really liked it Jun 28, Brian rated it it was amazing Feb 07, historiz An interesting read, though dense at times.
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Jun 29, Kathleen O’Neal rated it it was amazing. Sonia rated it really liked it Aug 24, There hiistoria no discussion topics on this book yet.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. Sep 13, Scott Dow rated it liked it. Delving into literary sources as diverse as Greek philosophy, Elizabethan poetry, the Bible, and the Victorian novel, as well as historical te Foe this tour de force of historical and literary research, Fone, an acclaimed expert on gay and lesbian history and professor emeritus at the City University of New York, chronicles btrne evolution of homophobia through the centuries.
Denis Kiambi rated it it was amazing Jul 21, May 14, Keith Millar rated it liked it. The book is filled with compassion for gays and lesbians I found refreshing. In this tour de force of historical and literary research, Fone, an acclaimed expert on gay and lesbian history and professor emeritus at the City University of New York, chronicles the evolution of homophobia through the hiistoria.
Almost nothing about women, but that’s sort of the point. The author does repeat information a few times, but it is otherwise an eye-opening and detailed enrichment of the history of a prejudice. Eric Marxista rated it really liked it Jan 06, To see where arguments came from and how we continue to use and hear them every day is fascinating, though.
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