LGBT in classics

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These works about Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender experience are often written by LGBT authors. These books are already at the core of Western culture. We revere their public contributions, but their sexual orientation — a fundamental part of who they are — often has been obscured.
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Tragic story of a lesbian relationship; 1835.
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The great poet's visionary autobiography; 1882.
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French Decadent classic, inspired Wilde; 1884.
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Passionate friendships during the era of Emperor Marcus Aurelius; 1885.
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Suffragists face many difficult choices; 1886.
The Bostonians, Henry James
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Beautiful sailor and his sadistic nemesis; 1891.
Billy Budd, Herman Melville
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Subtle stories about a young woman's summer at a coastal Maine town; 1896.
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This archetypal novel of the Old West is rich in homoerotic subtext; 1901.
The Virginian, Owen Wister
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In India, orphaned son of an Irish soldier grows up on the mean streets of Lahore, then turns to spying for the Raj; 1901.
Kim, Joseph Rudyard Kipling
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Autobiographical novel about coming of age in Victorian England; 1902.
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Powerful novellas about three working class women; 1909.
Three Lives, Gertrude Stein
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Australian lesbian author’s coming of age tale set at a girl’s boarding school; 1910.
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First stream of consciousness novel; lesbian author's autobiographical fiction; 1915–1938.
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Intertwined fates of two unforgettable English families; 1910.
Howards End, E. M. Forster
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Courageous immigrant in Nebraska; 1918.
My Ántonia, Willa Cather
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Complex, ambivalent gay content; 1920.
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