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Title Queer lives : men's autobiographies from nineteenth-century France / translated, edited, and with an introduction by William A. Peniston and Nancy Erber.
Imprint Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2007.

Subject Gay men -- France -- Biography.
Male homosexuality -- France -- Case studies.
Gay men -- France -- History -- 19th century.
Alt Name Peniston, William A., 1959-
Erber, Nancy, 1951-
Description 1 online resource (xix, 270 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-270).
Contents "Secret confessions of a Parisian" / by Arthur W, The Countess (1874) -- "Loves" / by Anonymous, in Dr. Ambroise Tardieu's A Medical and legal study on assaults against morality (1867) -- "Observation I" / by Anonymous, in Dr. Jean-Martin Charcot and Dr. Valentin Magnan's Inversion of the sexual instinct (1881) -- "Autobiographical notes" / by Gustave L, in Dr. Paul Garnier's Madness in Paris (1890) -- "Autobiographical notes" / by Louis X, in Dr. Paul Garnier's The Fetishists (1895) -- "Letter to my parents" and "My autobiography" / by Antonio, in Dr. Andre Antheaume and Dr. Leon Parrot's A case of sexual inversion (1905) -- "Mental hermaphrodite and other autobiographical writings" / by Charles Double (1905) -- "The novel of an invert" / by Anonymous (1889, 1896).
Note Print version record.
Summary Gives readers a glimpse into the otherwise shrouded existences of gay men in nineteenth-century France. This work relates the experiences of a man about town, a cross-dressing entertainer, a troubled adolescent, and two fetishists, among others.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note digitized 2011 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
ISBN 9780803215733 (electronic bk.)
0803215738 (electronic bk.)
9780803260368 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0803260369 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
ISBN/ISSN 9786611092443
OCLC # 191747235
Additional Format Print version: Queer lives. Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2007 9780803260368 0803260369 (DLC) 2007028544 (OCoLC)156902244

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