Gay New York: Gender, Urban Culture, and the Making of the Gay Male World, 1890-1940
- Author:George Chauncey
- Publisher:Basic Books
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- Sales Rank:65,881
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Number Of Items:1
- Shipping Weight (lbs):1.4
- Dimensions (in):9.2 x 6.1 x 1.4
- Publication Date:May 19, 1995
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Gay New York brilliantly shatters the myth that before the 1960s gay life existed only in the closet, where gay men were isolated, invisible, and self-hating. Based on years of research and access to a rich trove of diaries, legal records, and other unpublished documents, this book is a fascinating portrait of a gay world that is not supposed to have existed.
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