Welcome to my website with a special focus on gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender history.
(Updated 22 August 2015)
It contains numerous articles that I've written over many years, as well as a large selection of primary documents, plus bibliographies and useful links to other websites on LGBTQ history. It also contains some of my writing on non-gay eighteenth-century history and literature.
BOOKS BY RICTOR NORTON
Academic Papers (PDF files)
This website is archived on the British Library's UK Web Archive.
THE GREAT QUEERS OF HISTORY
THE QUEER CANON
A HISTORY OF HOMOPHOBIA
A HISTORY OF HOMOEROTICA
MY DEAR BOY
THE HOMOSEXUAL PASTORAL TRADITION
HOMOSEXUALITY IN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY ENGLAND
HOMOSEXUALITY IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY ENGLAND
SOME THOUGHTS ON . . .
THE GEORGIAN UNDERWORLD
GRUB STREET CHRONICLES