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Mother Clap's Molly House: The Gay Subculture in England 1700-1830

Mother Clap's Molly House: The Gay Subculture in England 1700-1830 (Hardback)

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This pioneering study is the first comprehensive chronicle of the English gay community during the eighteenth century, sporting for the first time its distinctive subculture.

Rictor Norton gained his Ph.D. from Florida State University for a study of homosexual themes in English Renaissance literature, which became the basis for his book The Homosexual Literary Tradition. He edited a highly-acclaimed issue of College English devoted to The Homosexual Imagination. He moved to London in 1973 and was an editor for Gay News from 1974-1978. He is currently a freelance writer and editor.

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