Paul Hammond explores the representation of sexual relations between men in English literature of the seventeenth century. He includes detailed readings of Shakespeare's Sonnets, and shows how his plays added homosexual elements to his source stories. He also analyses the satirical representation of homosexual kings such as James I and William III, and the homoerotic poetry of Marvell and Rochester.To the Duke of Buckingham The King loves you, you him; both love the same, You love the King, he you, both Buck-in-game[;] Of sport the King loves game, of game the Bucfc[, ] Of all men you, why you? Why see your luck.m Another poem onanbsp;...
|Title||:||Figuring Sex Between Men from Shakespeare to Rochester|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press - 2002|