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Figuring Sex between Men from Shakespeare to Rochester

Paul Hammond

  • A major study of both homosexual desire and homophobia as portrayed by seventeenth-century writers
  • Detailed case-studies of Shakespeare, Rochester, and Marvell, and of satire on James I and other homosexual rulers
  • Draws on a wide range of poems, plays, letters, and pamphlets, both printed and in MS, much of it previously unknown
  • By a distinguished seventeenth-century critic

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