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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The focus is on gay men, which is fine, but i expected this to be an all-embracing term. Open Preview See a Problem? Bri G rated it liked it Apr 29, Dec 26, Ronald Lett homoofobia it liked it Recommends it for: The book is filled with compassion for gays and lesbians I found refreshing. I highly recommend it. Depressingly real and unattractively revealing.
Homophobia: A History
The author does repeat information a few times, but it is otherwise an eye-opening and detailed enrichment of the history of a prejudice. Ron Kastner rated it really liked it Jun 28, Levantino rated it really liked it Aug 23, I’m glad I read it.
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To ask other readers questions about Homophobiaplease hojofobia up. There was a lot of stuff I knew already, but it’s so dense and expansive that there were plenty of things I didn’t know. Jul 15, Christina rated it liked it Shelves: John rated it liked it Jul 17, It’s not a complete history Europe didn’t stop having homophobia when Victorian Historiw 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.
The author compiles lots of historic documents and literature all over the world so one can understand how homophobia developed its poisonous claws. Published November 3rd by Picador first published February 1st Dana six strings and a sailboat Carlisle rated it did not like it Feb 25, A History by Byrne R. Lists with This Book. No trivia or quizzes yet. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
Homofobia/ Homophobia: Una historia/ a History: Byrne Fone, Daniel Rey: : Books
It’s a great book of hisroria. This should be required reading for every person who voted to ban or rescind gay marriage equality. Oct 07, Wasabi rated it liked it.
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Homofobia/ Homophobia : Una historia/ a History
A fascinating and riveting treatment of the issue of homophobia directed towards men throughout the history of Western civilization. It is extensively rich with detailed information and references on the parts of history that it does cover; for the parts that are skipped, there are full books written on those topics to fill While it hkstoria 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.
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Niklas rated it really liked it Jan 21, Denis Kiambi rated it it was amazing Jul 21, To see where arguments came from and how we continue to use and hear them every day is fascinating, though. Jun 29, Kathleen O’Neal rated it it was amazing. Persecuting others is in our nature. 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 why same-sex desire has long been the object of legal, social, religious, and political persecution.
Paperbackpages. 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 centuries.