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Effeminate England

By: Bristow, Joseph

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Buckingham, United Kingdom, Open University Press: 1995

Seller ID: 09124137

ISBN: 0335096654

Condition: Very Good

This text examines how and why effeminacy and empire were so very much at odds at the time of the Oscar Wilde trial in 1895. Exploring the late-Victorian association of effeminate behaviour with male homosexual identity, Joseph Bristow looks at how a number of gay writers negotiated the stigma attached to the man-loving man of letters. Chapters examine, in turn, Wilde's "fatal effeminacy", the effeminophobic narratives of E.M. Forster, the Anglophobic camp effeminacy of Ronald Firbank and the structures of sexual self-identification in the autobiographical writings of John Addington Sy... View more info

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For Lesbian Parents : Your Guide to Helping Your Family Grow Up Happy, Healthy, and Proud

By: Johnson, Suzanne M. & O'Connor, Elizabeth

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, Guilford Press: 2001

Seller ID: 17060202

ISBN: 1572306637

Condition: Near Fine

248 pages. Covers have no creasing. Corners of covers are lightly bumped. Spine is uncreased. Pages are clean and unmarked and in excellent condition. Raising a child is overwhelming, thrilling, exhausting, terrifying, and joyous--and all at the same time. In addition to the adjustments that any new parents must make, lesbian mothers face numerous special questions and concerns. From "coming out" to your child to coping with the pressures of trying to be a lesbian super-mom, this wise and reassuring book offers information and support for women forging a new path in what it means to be... View more info