By Jeffrey Duban
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This diary is without doubt one of the most original produced throughout the Civil warfare since it comprises little or no approximately army lifestyles. Early within the warfare Van Buskirk deserted his regiment, operating as a schoolmaster, farmhand, and informal laborer. He wrote of the pain civilians persevered by the hands of contending armies.
Dense residing stipulations in Hong Kong don't supply a lot privateness for lesbians and different sexual minorities dwelling with their households. for that reason, lesbians usually find replacement areas to improve aid networks with different girls. Others reject the suggestion of lesbian areas and as a substitute assert their visibility in several features of way of life.
For many years, the historical past of sexuality has been a multidisciplinary venture serving competing agendas. Lesbian, homosexual, and queer students have produced robust narratives by means of tracing the gay or queer topic as non-stop or discontinuous. but organizing old paintings round different types of identification as common or irregular usually obscures how sexual concerns have been identified or pointed out some time past.
Hailed by means of Plato because the “Tenth Muse” of historical Greek poetry, Sappho is inarguably antiquity’s maximum lyric poet. Born over 2,600 years in the past at the Greek island of Lesbos, and writing amorously of ladies and males alike, she is the namesake lesbian. What’s left of her writing, and what we all know of her, is fragmentary.
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The Lesbian Lyre: Reclaiming Sappho for the 21st Century by Jeffrey Duban