Ode to Boy: An Anthology of Gay Literature, Volume One: From by Keith Hale

By Keith Hale

Ode to Boy Vol. 1 is a refreshingly readable choice of literature dedicated to same-sex charm from the traditional Greeks during the Eighteenth Century. comprises works from Homer, Solon, Sappho, the previous testomony, Anacreon, Theognis, Pindar, Plato, Xenophon, Callimachus, Meleager, Catullus, Virgil, Horace, Petronius, Plutarch, Ovid, Aelian, Strato, Agathius, Rumi, Hafiz, Michelangelo, Montaigne, Marlowe, Shakespeare, Richard Barnfield, Katherine Philips, Aphra Behn, and Anna Seward. Hale's introductions to the authors are to the purpose and infrequently witty, specifying why the writer or paintings is incorporated within the quantity and infrequently supplying a bigger biographical scope.

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