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Nameless offences

homosexual desire in the nineteenth century
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I.B. Tauris , London, New York
Homosexuality, Male -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century, Homosexuality -- Law and legislation -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century, Gay men -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century, Homophobia -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th ce

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StatementH.G. Cocks.
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LC ClassificationsHQ76.2.G7 C63 2003
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Paginationx, 258 p. :
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Open LibraryOL3323967M
ISBN 101860648908
LC Control Number2004296869
OCLC/WorldCa51068435

Nameless Offences shows how the homosexual "closet" was created. Prevention of slander and the vilification involved in scandals among the ruling classes were Homosexuality became increasingly visible in 19th-century English society and problems related to the "secret vice" and the "love that dare not speak its name" go to the root of Victorian social and cultural history/5.

Nameless Offences: Homosexual Desire in the 19th Century. Homosexuality became increasingly visible in 19th-century English society and problems related to the secret vice and the love that dare not speak its name go to the root of Victorian social and cultural history.

This book shows how the homosexual closet was created. 'Nameless Offences is a cogently argued and well-written book which contributes importantly to our understanding of the history of the legal regulation of sexual behavior between men in the 19th century I cannot do justice to the richness of his historical narrative [he] has found gems of narrative detail and woven them into a persuasive analysis.'.

"Nameless Offences" asks where the closet came from and how the English learned to describe that which was 'nameless' and indescribable in this way. This groundbreaking book offers the definitive portrait of male homosexuality in the nineteenth century and includes many perceptive insights into what it reveals about the interaction between public and private morality which lay at the heart of.

NAMELESS OFFENCES: SPEAKING OF MALE HOMOSEXUAL DESIRE IN THE NINETEENTH-CENTURY ENGLAND. by COCKS, Harry G. London, First Edition. Hardback. Dust Jacket.

Fine in fine dust wrapper. Large 8vo. pp Original publisher's. Cocks is associate professor of history at Nottingham University, ; He is the author of Nameless Offences: Homosexual Desire in Nineteenth-Century England and Classified and coeditor of The Modern History of Sexuality.

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Cocks is lecturer in history at Nottingham University. He is the author of Nameless Offences (Tauris, ) a history of Victorian homosexuality and (with Matt Houlbrook) editor of The Modern History of Sexuality (Palgrave, ). My first book, Nameless Offences () studied the cultural politics of male homosexuality in nineteenth century Britain, examining the paradoxical association of homosexuality and secrecy.

I have also written on the relationship of sexuality and the criminal law, religion, the history of reading.

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Then, a massive increase in prosecutions for (male) homosexual offences meant that this "nameless offence" was constantly talked about. The closet-that paradoxical modern formation in which homosexuality is both seen and unseen, talked about but secret-was therefore an attempt by ruling elites to marginalize discussion of same sex desire from the public realm/5.

John Saul, also known as Jack Saul, and Dublin Jack, was an Irish prostitute of the Victorian era. He featured in two major homosexual scandals, and as a character in two works of pornographic literature of the period.

Considered "notorious in Dublin and London" and "made infamous by the sensational testimony he gave in the Cleveland Street scandal", which was published in newspapers around the Born: Johannes Saul, 29 OctoberDublin, Ireland.

'Nameless Offences is a cogently argued and well-written book which contributes importantly to our understanding of the history of the legal regulation of sexual behavior between men in the 19th. 'Nameless Offences is a cogently argued and well-written book which contributes importantly to our understanding of the history of the legal regulation of sexual behaviour between men in the 19th.

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Cocks is associate professor of history at Nottingham University, UK. He is the author of Nameless Offences: Homosexual Desire in Nineteenth-Century England and Classified and coeditor of The Modern History of Sexuality.

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39 Cocks, Nameless Offences, introduction and chaps. 1 and 2; for reflections on this phenomenon in relation to Victorian masculinities, see Brady, Masculinity and Male Homosexuality in Britain. 40 Petrow, Stefan, Policing Morals: The Metropolitan Police and the Home Office, – (Oxford, ), Cited by: 7.

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Nameless - Faceless, But Not Voiceless Anymore. Nameless - Faceless, But Not Voiceless Anymore. A Book Review. Namit Saxena. 24 Dec PM GMT the crime is an offence against human.In many ways, Cocks's book is less theoretically ambitious than other recent works on queer identity in the nineteenth century, such as Matthew Cook's London and the Culture of Homosexuality, () and Mark Turner's Backward Glances: Cruising the Queer Streets of New York and London ().

Yet Nameless Offences does engage with. The plague of men’s lives being destroyed by false sexual offence allegations will continue unabated.

Suspected sex offenders, fraudsters and others accused of serious crimes should remain anonymous until charged if they have a reputation to protect, the new justice secretary has said.