Love's Litany: The Writing of Modern Homoerotics

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Loves' Litany is the first extensive analysis of the relation of erotic philosophy to homosexuality in the modern period, and examines the ways in which nineteenth-century conceptions of love have shaped contemporary conceptions of lesbian and gay subjectivity. The book focuses on four features of romantic love that are central to both nineteenth-century erotic philosophy and twentieth-century homoeroticism: complementary merger, the idea that "opposites attract"; love-death (Liebestod), the figuration of love as fatal ...

Love's Litany: The Writing of Modern Homoerotics 1994, Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA

ISBN-13: 9780804723459

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Love's Litany: The Writing of Modern Homoerotics 1994, Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA

ISBN-13: 9780804722995

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