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Lavender Lit 101 - International LGB Literature up to 1923

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1. A Night Among the Horses, by Djuna Barnes
2. Correspondence, by William Beckford
3. The Cornelian, by Lord Byron
4. The Near Enemy, by Natalie Clifford Barney
5. Fragments from Igor Stravinsky, by Jean Cocteau, Trans by Rollo Myers
6. E. Maxwell Snurge, by Noel Coward
7. Hymen, by Hilda Doolittle
8. Chapter 6, Howards End, by E. M. Forster
9. "Recollections of Oscar Wilde" by Andre Gide, trans. Percival Pollard
10. Ode to Sappho, by Radclyffe Hall
11. Three Poems, by Langston Hughes
12. Brooksmith, by Henry James
13. Prelude to 'Royal Highness', by Thomas Mann, trans A Cecil Curtis
14. Hero and Leander, by Christopher Marlowe
15. Faith, by W. Somerset Maugham
16. Keep the Home Fires Burning!, by Ivor Novello, lyrics by Mrs. Ford
17. Anthem For Doomed Youth, by Wilfred Owen
18. Overture excerpt, from Swann's Way, by Marcel Proust, trans by C.K. Scott-Moncrieff
19. Sleeper of the Valley, by Arthur Rimbaud, trans by Ludwig Lewisohn
20. Full Moon, by Vita Sackville-West
21. A Letter Home, by Sigfried Sassoon
22. Mrs. Whitehead, by Gertrude Stein
23. Preface to Eminent Victorians, by Lytton Strachey
24. Birds in the Night, by Paul Verlaine - trans G. Hall
25. The Closing Door, by Angelina Weld Grimké
26. Invocation, by Renée Vivien
27. I Sing The Body Electric!, by Walt Whitman
28. The Sphinx, by Oscar Wilde
29. Monday or Tuesday, by Virginia Woolf

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International LGB Literature up to 1923 This is a collection of 30 American and European gay, lesbian, & bisexual writers from the 16th thru early 20th Centuries. Heavy on poetry -- including a rousing WWI anthem from 1915 -- with a few short stories and essays. Non-English works should be read where possible in their original language.