The crimson letter :Harvard, homosexuality, and the shaping of American culture /Douglass Shand-Tucci.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-245509

Description

ix, 403 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Alumni and alumnae.
Faculty.
Harvard University
Gays
Gays Intellectual life.
Gays Education (Higher)
Homosexuality and education
Gay college students
Gay college teachers
Homosexualitèat
Soziokultur
Geschichte.
Civilization 20th century.
Intellectual life.

Originator

Shand-Tucci, Douglass, 1941-

Contents

I. Warrior and aesthete : charting the continuum. -- 1. The warrior archetype : Walt Whitman's Harvard -- 2. The aesthete archetype : Oscar Wilde's Harvard -- II. Home and away : rules of the road. -- 3. Home : Cambridge, Beacon Hill, Back Bay, North Shore -- 4. Away : Left Bank, Red Square, Harlem, Greenwich Village -- 6. "Foxy Grandpa's" perspective : transcontinental homephile -- 7. Finale : Boston, New York, Washington--a rumor of angels -- III. Hound and horn : hunting the sensibility. -- 8. Yard and river : between Pathâetique and Brideshead.

Publication

New York : St. Martin's Press

Description

ix, 403 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 357-386) and index.
Gift of Carl R. Nold, December 22, 2003.

ISBN

0312198965
9780312198961

Call Number

Stacks HQ76.3.U5 S49 2003

Other People and Orgs

Harvard University
Cambridge (Mass.)

Places

United States.
United States

Edition

1st ed.