John Addington Symonds (1840-1893) and Homosexuality

A Critical Edition of Sources

Authors: Brady, S.

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The book brings together for the first time John Addington Symonds' key writings on homosexuality, and the entire correspondence between Symonds and Havelock Ellis on the project of Sexual Inversion. The source edition contains a critical introduction to the sources.

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SEAN BRADY Lecturer in Modern British and Irish History at Birkbeck College, University of London, UK. His research interest focuses on gender, sexuality, politics and religion in nineteenth and twentieth-century Britain and Ireland. His publications include Masculinity and Male Homosexuality in Britain, 1861 – 1913 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2005 & 2009), and What is Masculinity? Historical Dynamics from Antiquity to the Contemporary World, co-edited with John H. Arnold (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011). He is convening editor for Palgrave Macmillan's series, Genders and Sexualities in History.

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'Sean Brady's critical edition provides an important and valuable reference for scholars working on gender and sexuality studies, as well as those more broadly interested in nineteenth-century literature, and cultural and medical history.'

- Jade Munslow Ong, English Studies


Table of contents (5 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Brady, Sean

    Pages 1-38

  • A Problem in Greek Ethics

    Symonds, John Addington

    Pages 39-121

  • A Problem in Modern Ethics

    Symonds, John Addington

    Pages 123-208

  • Untitled Essay

    Symonds, John Addington

    Pages 209-212

  • The Correspondence of John Addington Symonds and Havelock Ellis on the Project of Sexual Inversion

    Brady, Sean

    Pages 213-257

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
John Addington Symonds (1840-1893) and Homosexuality
Book Subtitle
A Critical Edition of Sources
Authors
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-26498-5
DOI
10.1057/9781137264985
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-51739-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-35511-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 257
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