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Art & Film

Art History

Aldrich, Robert
The Seduction of the Mediterranean: Writing, Art and Homosexual Fantasy. London: Routledge, 1993.
Bei, Neda et al.
Das Lila Wien um 1900: zur Ästhetik der Homosexualitäten. 1986.
Beurdeley, Cecile
L'Amour bleu, trans. Michael Taylor. Koln: Benedikt Taschen Verlag, 1994.
Bleys, Rudi C.
Images of Ambiente: Homo-Eroticism and Gay Identities in Latin American Art from 1821 to the Present. London: Continuum, due for publication May 2000.
Cooper, Emmanuel
Fully Exposed: The Male Nude in Photography, 2nd edn. Routledge, 1995.
Cooper, Emmanuel
The Life & Work of Henry Scott Tuke: 1858-1929. London: GMP Publishers, 1998. British artist famous for his paintings of nude boys bathing in his native Falmouth, Cornwall
Cooper, Emmanuel
Homosexuality and Art in the Last 100 Years in the West, 2nd ed. London and New York: Routledge, 1994.
Davis, Whitney
Gay and Lesbian Studies in Art History. Haworth Press, 1994
Ellenzweig, Allen
The Homoerotic Photograph: Male Images from Durieu/Delacroix to Mapplethorpe. New York and Oxford: Columbia University Press, 1992.
Gunn, Drewey Wayne
The Gay Male Sleuth in Print and Film: A History and Annotated Bibliography (Scarecrow Press, 2005). Review
Hubbs, Nadine
The Queer Composition of America’s Sound: Gay Modernists, American Music, and National Identity (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004)
Knobel, Paul
An Encyclopedia of Male Homosexual Art. CD-ROM. Sydney: Homo Poetry, 2005.
Posner, Donald
"Caravaggio's early homo-erotic works", Art Quarterly, 24 (1971), pp. 301-26.
Saslow, James M.
Pictures and Passions: A History of Homosexuality in the Visual Arts (Penguin Books paperback edition, 2000)
Sternweiler, Andreas
Die Lust der Götter: Homosexualität in der italianischen Kunst von Donatello zu Caravaggio. Berlin: Rosa Winkel, 1993.

Film History

Bourne, Stephen
Encounters: Lesbians and Gays in British Cinema 1930-1971. London: Cassell, 1996.
Howes, Keith
Broadcasting It: An Encyclopaedia of Homosexuality on Film, Radio and TV in the UK 1924-1993. London: Cassell, 1993.
Dyer, Richard
Culture of Queers (Routledge, 2001). The history of queer arts and media, especially film
Russo, Vito
The Celluloid Closet: Homosexuality in the Movies. New York: Harper & Row, rev. ed. 1987 (orig. 1981).
Smalls, James
The Homoerotic Photography of Carl Van Vechten: Public Face, Private ThoughtsPublisher's description
Suarez, Juan
Bike Boys, Drag Queens and Superstars: Avant Garde, Mass Culture and Gay Identities in the 1960's Underground Cinema. Indiana University Press / Open University Press, 1996.
Tyler, Parker
Screening the Sexes: Homosexuality in the Movies. New York: Anchor Books, 1973.
Waugh, T.
Hard to Imagine: Gay Male Eroticism in Photography and Film from their Beginnings to Stonewall. New York: Columbia University Press, 1996.
Weinberg, Jonathan Edman
Speaking for Vice: Homosexuality in the Art of Charles Demuth, Marsden Hartley, and the First American Avante-garde. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1993.
Weiss, Andrea
Vampires and Violets: Lesbians in the Cinema. London: Jonathan Cape, 1993 (reprint 2002). (Lesbianism is the unspoken character motivation after the Motion Picture Production Code of 1934 prohibited references to homosexuality, e.g. the silent film Borderline (1930) starring H.D. and her lover Bryher. There is a long tradition of lesbian film- making at the margins of cinema.)

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