London and the Culture of Homosexuality, 1885-1914 (Cambridge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture)

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Matt Cook explores the relationship between London and homosexuality from 1885 to 1914, years marked by intensification in concern about male-male relationships and also by the emergence of an embryonic homosexual rights movement. Cook combines his coverage of London's homosexual subculture and various major and minor scandals with a detailed examination of representations in the press, science and literature. This conjunction of approaches distinguishes this study from other works and provides new insight into the development of ideas about homosexuality during the period.

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Matt Cook explores the relationship between London and homosexuality in the period 1885 to 1914. These years were marked by and intensification in concern about male-male relationships and also by the emergence of an embryonic homosexual rights movement. Cook combines discussion of London's homosexual subculture and various major and minor scandals with a detailed examination of representations in the press, in science and in literature. This conjunction of approaches this study distinguishes it from other works and provides fresh insights into the development of ideas about homosexuality during this period.

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Matt Cook is Lecturer in Modern British History at Keele University.

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