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Gross Indecency

Author : Moisés Kaufman
ISBN : 0822216493
Genre : Drama
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THE STORY: In early 1895, the Marquess of Queensberry, the father of Wilde's young lover, Lord Alfred Douglas, left a card at Wilde's club bearing the phrase posing somdomite. Wilde sued the Marquess for criminal libel. The defense denounced Wild
Category: Drama

Gross Indecency Audio Theatre

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ISBN : OCLC:1069662673
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In three short months, Oscar Wilde, the most celebrated playwright and wit of Victorian England, was toppled from the apex of British society into ruin. A story of sex and censorship, embracing characters from George Bernard Shaw to Queen Victoria herself. Contains: Offensive Language, Sex.

London And The Culture Of Homosexuality 1885 1914

Author : Matt Cook
ISBN : 0521822076
Genre : Literary Criticism
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"London and the Culture of Homosexuality explores the relationship between London and male homosexuality from the criminalisation of all 'acts of gross indecency' between men in 1885 to the outbreak of the First World War in 1914 - years marked by an intensification in concern about male-male relationships and also by the emergence of an embryonic homosexual rights movement. Taking his cue from literary and lesbian and gay scholars, urban historians and cultural geographers, Matt Cook combines discussion of London's homosexual subculture with a detailed examination of its representation in the press, in science and in literature. The conjunction of approaches used in this study provides fresh insights into the development of ideas about the modern homosexual and into the many different ways of comprehending and taking part in London's culture of homosexuality."--Jacket.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Queer Sixties

Author : Patricia Juliana Smith
ISBN : 0415921694
Genre : Art
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An evocative collection of gay and lesbian writings about the 1960s, an era that ended with the Stonewall Riots in New York, features contributions from Douglas Eisner, Yvonne C. Keller, Blake Allmendinger, David Bergman, Laura Winkiel, Ricardo Ortiz, and other notable authors and cultural critics. Simultaneous.
Category: Art

Sexual And Gender Diversity In The Muslim World

Author : Vanja Hamzic
ISBN : 9780857728838
Genre : Social Science
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Discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation or gender identity is forbidden in contemporary international human rights law, yet in many interpretations of Islamic law, this is seen to contradict the tenets of Islam. Vanja Hamzic here offers a path-breaking historical and anthropological analysis of the discourses on sexual and gender diversity in the Muslim world. The first of its kind, the book sheds new light on the understanding of diversity and resistance to hegemonic visions of the self in Muslim societies. Combining first-hand ethnographic accounts of Muslims in contemporary Pakistan – including the hijra community whose pluralist sexual and gender experience defy the disciplinary gaze of both international and state law – with new archival research, this book provides a unique mapping of Islamic jurisprudence, court practice and social developments in the Muslim world. Hamzic provides a comprehensive look at the ways in which sexually diverse and gender-variant Muslims are seen, and see themselves, within the context of the Islamic legal tradition.
Category: Social Science

Monstrous Martyrdoms

Author : Eric Bentley
ISBN : 9780810120860
Genre : Drama
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A collection of plays from the well-known critic and playwright.
Category: Drama

Naval Court Martial Manual

Author : Great Britain. Ministry of Defence
ISBN : STANFORD:36105063825942
Genre : Courts-martial and courts of inquiry
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Category: Courts-martial and courts of inquiry


Author : Michigan. Governor's Study Commission on Sex Deviates
ISBN : UIUC:30112069700745
Genre : Sex crimes
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Category: Sex crimes

Unlocking Criminal Law

Author : Jacqueline Martin
ISBN : 9781444171105
Genre : Law
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Criminal law is a dynamic and popular element of all law degrees. Unlocking Criminal Law will ensure that you grasp the main concepts with ease providing you with an indispensable foundation in the subject. The book explains in detailed, yet straightforward, terms: Background to criminal law HomicideActus reus Non-fatal offences against the personMens rea Sexual offencesStrict liability TheftParties to a crime Robbery, burglary and other offences in the Theft ActsInchoate offences Deception offencesCapacity Cri.
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Sexual Sameness Routledge Revivals

Author : Joseph Bristow
ISBN : 9781317807599
Genre : Literary Criticism
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First published in 1992, Sexual Sameness examines the differing textual strategies male and female writers have developed to celebrate homosexuality. Examining such writers as E.M. Forster, James Baldwin, Sylvia Townsend Warner and Audre Lourde, this wide-ranging book demonstrates how literature has been one of the few cultural spaces in which sexual outsiders have been able to explore forbidden desires. From the humiliating trials of Oscar Wilde to the appalling stigmatisation of people living with AIDS, Sexual Sameness reveals the persistent homophobia that has until recently almost completely inhibited our understanding of lesbian and gay writing. In opening up homosexual literature to informed and objective methods of reading, Sexual Sameness will be of interest to a large lesbian and gay readership, as well as to students of gender studies, literary studies and the social sciences.
Category: Literary Criticism

Sexual State

Author : Roger Davidson
ISBN : 9780748649457
Genre : Social Science
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This is the first scholarly study of Scotland's sexual coming-of-age in the post-war period, charting its political growth from a deeply moralistic policy framework towards a less judgmental, global and scientific context.
Category: Social Science

The Laramie Project

Author : Moises Kaufman
ISBN : 0307536564
Genre : Drama
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On October 7, 1998, a young gay man was discovered bound to a fence in the hills outside Laramie, Wyoming, savagely beaten and left to die in an act of hate that shocked the nation. Matthew Shepard’s death became a national symbol of intolerance, but for the people of Laramie the event was deeply personal, and it’s they we hear in this stunningly effective theater piece, a deeply complex portrait of a community.
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The Romans In Britain

Author : Howard Brenton
ISBN : 9781472574411
Genre : Drama
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First staged at London's National Theatre in 1980, having been commissioned by Peter Hall, The Romans in Britain contrasts Julius Caesar's Roman invasion of Celtic Britain with the Saxon invasion of Romano-Celtic Britain, and finally Britain's involvement in Northern Ireland during The Troubles of the late twentieth century. As these scenes bleed into one another, Brenton suggests what it might have been like for these people to meet. Three Roman soldiers sexually assault a young druid priest. A lone, wounded Saxon soldier stumbles into a field, a nightmare made real. An army intelligence officer begins to lose his mind in the Irish fields. Brenton's sinewy vernaculars summon a lost history of cultural collision and oppression, of fear and sorrow. This edition features an introduction by Philip Roberts, Emeritus Professor of Drama & Theatre Studies at the University of Leeds, and a foreword by director Sam West.
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Mad Mike

Author : David Rooney
ISBN : 9781473816107
Genre : History
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This penetrating biography tells the story of his life including his exploits in Norway and the early Commandos. It also uncovers new evidence revealing that his court martial was unjust.
Category: History