Edited by Robert Aldrich and Garry Wotherspoon, with contributions by Ken Gonzales-Day
Who’s Who in Gay and Lesbian History: From Antiquity to the Mid-Twentieth Century is a comprehensive and fascinating survey of the key figures in gay and lesbian history from classical times to the mid-twentieth century. Among those included are:
* Classical heroes – Achilles; Aeneas; Ganymede
* Literary giants – Sappho; Christopher Marlowe; Arthur Rimbaud; Oscar Wilde
* Royalty and politicians – Edward II; King James I; Horace Walpole; Michel de Montaigne.
Over the course of some 500 entries, expert contributors provide a complete and vivid picture of gay and lesbian life in the Western world throughout the ages.