Essential Gay Mystics

Essential Gay Mystics

by Andrew Harvey

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ISBN-13: 9780829814439
Publisher: Pilgrim Press, The/United Church Press
Publication date: 11/28/2001
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction1
1Sanctuary of Love: The Greek Traditions13
Sappho13
Pindar16
Empedocles18
Aeschylus20
Sophocles22
Euripedes26
Plato29
Theocritus39
2Pan Our Art Approves: The Roman Traditions42
Vergil42
Horace51
"Galli"55
3I Came Up With Them: Native Traditions57
We'wa58
Hasteen Klah62
Maurice Kenny66
4Open Wide the Door of Heaven: Traditions of the Far East68
Qu Yuan68
Kukai (Kobo Daishi)73
Zeami75
Basho80
5Love is the Diamond: The Persian Sufi Traditions85
Attar85
Sadi90
Hafiz94
Iraqi97
Jami102
6Fiery Love: The Renaissance and After104
Michelangelo104
Shakespeare108
Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz120
7The Gods in the Body: The Nineteenth Century126
Henry David Thoreau126
Herman Melville131
Emily Dickinson136
Walt Whitman142
Edward FitzGerald151
Gerard Manley Hopkins152
Edward Carpenter159
Arthur Rimbaud166
Christina Rossetti171
John Addington Symonds174
Oscar Wilde179
8Rage, My Blizzard-Fire: Early Twentieth Century185
Andre Gide185
Jean Cocteau186
Wilfred Owen190
Sergei Esenin194
Mikhail Kuzmin196
Marina Tsvetaeva200
Sophia Parnok204
Constantine Cavafy206
Fernando Pessoa210
Hart Crane216
Federico Garcia Lorca220
Max Jacob226
Willa Cather229
D. H. Lawrence232
Virginia Woolf238
Colette243
9Drink Up the Heart: Later Twentieth Century247
Lewis Thompson247
H.D. (Hilda Doolittle)253
Dag Hammarskjold260
Marguerite Yourcenar263
Elsa Gidlow269
Audre Lorde276
Hildegard Elsberg282
Selected Bibliography287
Permissions Acknowledgments289

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