Center for LGBTQ Studies (CLAGS)

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Winter 2003


The farther back we go from modern into early modern history, the harder it gets to document those facets of an artist's personal life that might provide an anchor for claims to discern forms of homosexual authorial intention—without the probability of which, gay/lesbian studies might indeed collapse into the baldest claim of its detractors, that it is naught but meaningless psychospeculation.


This article was originally published in CLAGSNews, vol. 13, no. 1.



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