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Men without Maps: Some Gay Males of the Generation before Stonewall

John Ibson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226656083
eISBN:
9780226656250
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226656250.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Before the movement commonly described as “gay liberation” was well under way, queer life in the United States is sometimes thought to have been a veritable prison of shame, repression, illegality, ... More


Solitary Men: Loneliness and Masculinity

John Ibson

in Men without Maps: Some Gay Males of the Generation before Stonewall

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226656083
eISBN:
9780226656250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226656250.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Part Two examines the experiences of several uncoupled queer men of the generation before Stonewall--assessing the nature, apparent reasons, particular pains and singular advantages of their living ... More


The Perversity of the Zigzag: the Criminality of Queer Urban Desire

Richard Hornsey

in The Spiv and the Architect: Unruly Life in Postwar London

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816653140
eISBN:
9781452946139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816653140.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explains how the urban machinations of London’s queer men were characterized as a malignant mode of spatial criminality. It discusses the tabloid moral panic regarding the metropolitan ... More


The Spiv and the Architect: Unruly Life in Postwar London

Richard Hornsey

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816653140
eISBN:
9781452946139
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816653140.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

As London emerged from the devastation of the Second World War, planners and policymakers sought to rebuild the city in ways that would reshape the behavior of its citizens as much as it would its ... More


Social Modernism and Male Homosexuality in Postwar London

Richard Hornsey

in The Spiv and the Architect: Unruly Life in Postwar London

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816653140
eISBN:
9781452946139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816653140.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter provides a background to Britain’s efforts in reorganizing everyday space and time within postwar London, focusing on the dominant projections of social order, and the ... More


City of Any Dream

Richard Hornsey

in The Spiv and the Architect: Unruly Life in Postwar London

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816653140
eISBN:
9781452946139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816653140.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter surveys how in the late 1950s certain queer men found new ways of orienting themselves within the metropolitan landscape. It focuses on the queer journalist and novelist Colin MacInnes ... More


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