Strangers: Homosexual adore when you look at the Nineteenth Century by Graham Robb

“The nineteenth century was a golden age for many people understood variously as sodomites, Uranians, monosexuals, and homosexuals. A long time before Stonewall and Gay Pride, there was clearly this type of thing as homosexual tradition, also it had been recognized throughout European countries and America. Graham Robb, brilliant biographer of Balzac, Hugo, and Rimbaud, examines just exactly just how homosexuals had been addressed by culture and discovers a tale of astonishing tolerance. He describes…