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Author Vargo, Marc.
Title Scandal : infamous gay controversies of the twentieth century / Marc E. Vargo.
Imprint New York : Harrington Park Press, [2003]

Author Vargo, Marc.
Subject Gay men -- Case studies.
Scandals -- Case studies.
Homosexuality -- Public opinion -- History -- 20th century.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 195 pages)
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 113-187) and index.
Contents Foreword / Jeffrey Dudgeon -- Ch. 1. A Trial for Treason: Roger Casement and the Black Diaries -- The Congo -- The Amazon and the Putumayo -- The Black Diaries -- The Campaign for Irish Independence -- Treason and Trial -- Aftermath: The Forgery Scandal -- Moral, Social, and Political Dynamics -- Ch. 2. A Question of Conspiracy: The Murder of Pier Paolo Pasolini -- Pier Paolo Pasolini -- Murder in Ostia -- Ch. 3. An Accusation of Obscenity: Radclyffe Hall and The Well of Loneliness -- Portrait of the Artist -- The Well of Loneliness -- The British Trials -- The American Trial -- Social and Political Impact of the Obscenity Trials -- Ch. 4. A Case of Espionage: Guy Burgess, Donald Maclean, and the "Ring of Five" -- The Cambridge Years -- Exposure and Escape -- Impact on the Gay and Lesbian Citizenry -- Postscript -- Ch. 5. An Arrest for Homicide: Simon Nkoli and the Delmas Treason Trial -- Racism and Homophobia in South Africa -- The Delmas Treason Trial -- The Collapse of Apartheid -- The Arrival of AIDS -- Ch. 6. A Life of Dissent: Reinaldo Arenas and the Cuban Revolution -- The Batista Era -- Reinaldo Arenas -- The Castro Era -- Prosecution and Persecution -- Trial and Error -- Storm in the States -- Ch. 7. A Charge of Libel: Kaiser Wilhelm II and the Eulenburg Affair -- The Kaiser's Gay Entourage -- The Trials -- Impact of the Scandal.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781317766094 (electronic bk.)
1317766091 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 863157356
Additional Format Print version: Vargo, Marc. Scandal 1560234113 (DLC) 2002068533 (OCoLC)49925218

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