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Improper Bostonians : lesbian and gay history from the Puritans to Playland / compiled by the History Project ; foreword by Barney Frank.

Book Book (©1998.)
Description: xi, 212 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, ©1998.
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  • ISBN: 0807079480 (cloth)
  • ISBN: 9780807079485 (cloth)
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-210).
Contents: A Puritan heritage: the seventeenth century : Native Americans and homosexuality. Sodomy and the law. The love of David and Jonathan: John Winthrop and William Springe. A free spirit: Thomas Morton of Merrymount. Puritans in drag. Sins of the flesh: Michael Wigglesworth, Thomas Shepard, Cotton Mather -- Boston in transition: the eighteenth century : An epistolary romance: Esther Edwards Burr and Sarah Prince. Dandies, fops, bachelors, and beaux: Sir Charles Hobby. Soldiers in disguise: Deborah Sampson, Ann Bailey. Friends and lovers: George Middleton; Joseph Dennie and Roger Vose; the anthologists -- The Athens of America: the nineteenth century : The bachelors' journal. Romantic friendship, fraternal love: Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Herman Melville, Margaret Fuller, Emily Dickinson.
"Every leaf but the fig leaf": Walt Whitman, Charles William Dabney Jr., Fred W. Loring, Nathan Appleton Jr., Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Winslow Homer and Albert Warren Kelsey -- Charlotte's web: Charlotte Cushman and Emma Stebbins, Matilda Hays, Emma Crow, Sallie Mercer, Florence Freeman, Harriet Hosmer, Grace Greenwood, Edmonia Lewis -- Spinsters and tomboys: Mary Casal, Elizabeth Brewster Ely -- Being together. Boston marriages: Alice James and Katharine Loring, Annie Adams Fields and Sarah Orne Jewett, Katharine Lee Bates and Katharine Coman, Anne Whitney and Adeline Manning, Amy Lowell and Ada Dwyer Russell, Gertrude Stein, Angelina Weld Grimké, Vida Scudder and Florence Converse, Edith Guerrier and Edith Brown -- Creating a female dominion: Susan Dimock, Emily Greene Balch --
Bohemian Boston: Ralph Adams Cram, F. Holland Day, Daniel Berkeley Updike, Ogden Codman, Thomas Newbold Codman, Louise Imogen Guiney and Alice Brown, Kahlil Gibran, Bliss Carman, Shirley Everton Johnson -- Mrs. Jack: Isabella Stewart Gardner, John Singer Sargent, Henry Davis Sleeper, A. Piatt Andrew Jr., Edward Perry Warren and John Marshall, Charles Hammond Gibson -- The early twentieth century: 1900-1945 : The sexologists and Freud: F.O. Mattiessen -- Passing women. Boys wil be girls: Julian Eltinge, Francis Renault, college theatricals, same-sex weddings -- Banned in Boston. Profile: Richard Cowan -- Life during wartime. Profile: Senator David Walsh -- The men of the Baltimore.
From the Cold War to Stonewall: 1945-1969 : Profile: Miriam Van Waters -- The mid-town journal. People's parties -- Map of bars and gathering places, 1920-1960 -- The geography of a subculture: Marie Cord, Tex, Phil Baione -- Drag under fire. Profile: Sylvia Sidney -- The Beaux Arts Ball. Provincetown -- Homophobia and urban renewal. Profile: Prescott Townsend -- Setting the stage: Frank Morgan.
Authors: History Project (Boston, Mass.) (Added Author).
Citation: "Improper Bostonians : lesbian and gay history from the Puritans to Playland." Boston : Beacon Press, ©1998.
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