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Author Frantzen, Allen J., 1947-

Title Before the closet : same-sex love from Beowulf to Angels in America / Allen J. Frantzen.

Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1998.


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 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  829.09353 F857b    ---  Available
Description x, 369 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [309]-358) and index.
Contents What's love got to do with it? -- Kiss and tell : Anglo-Saxon tales of manly men and women -- Surveying same-sex relations in the early middle ages -- Sociology of sex in Anglo-Saxon laws and penitentials -- Shadow of Sodom : same-sex relations in pastoral prose and poetry -- Sex and the Anglo-Saxons from the Norman conquest to the Renaissance -- Alla, angli, and angels in America.
Subject Kushner, Tony. Angels in America.
English literature -- Old English, ca. 450-1100 -- History and criticism.
Homosexuality and literature -- England -- History.
Anglo-Saxons in literature.
Lesbians in literature.
Gay men in literature.
Love in literature.
ISBN 0226260917 (acid-free paper)

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