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Scandal: Infamous Gay Controversies of the Twentieth Century / Edition 1

Scandal: Infamous Gay Controversies of the Twentieth Century / Edition 1

by Marc E Vargo


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ISBN-13: 9781560234111
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/16/2003
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

  • Foreword
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1. A Trial for Treason: Roger Casement and the Black Diaries
  • The Congo
  • The Amazon and the Putumayo
  • The Black Diaries
  • The Campaign for Irish Independence
  • Treason and Trial
  • Aftermath: The Forgery Scandal
  • Moral, Social, and Political Dynamics
  • Chapter 2. A Question of Conspiracy: The Murder of Pier Paolo Pasolini
  • Pier Paolo Pasolini
  • Murder in Ostia
  • Chapter 3. An Accusation of Obscenity: Radclyffe Hall and The Well of Loneliness
  • Portrait of the Artist
  • The Well of Loneliness
  • The British Trials
  • The American Trial
  • Social and Political Impact of the Obscenity Trials
  • Chapter 4. A Case of Espionage: Guy Burgess, Donald Maclean, and the "Ring of Five"
  • The Cambridge Years
  • Exposure and Escape
  • Impact on the Gay and Lesbian Citizenry
  • Postscript
  • Chapter 5. An Arrest for Homicide: Simon Nkoli and the Delmas Treason Trial
  • Racism and Homophobia in South Africa
  • The Delmas Treason Trial
  • The Collapse of Apartheid
  • The Arrival of AIDS
  • Chapter 6. A Life of Dissent: Reinaldo Arenas and the Cuban Revolution
  • The Batista Era
  • Reinaldo Arenas
  • The Castro Era
  • Prosecution and Persecution
  • Trial and Error
  • Storm in the States
  • Chapter 7. A Charge of Libel: Kaiser Wilhelm II and the Eulenburg Affair
  • The Kaiser's Gay Entourage
  • The Trials
  • Impact of the Scandal on Germany
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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