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Blackford Links Homosexual Stereotype With Victorian-Era Sexology, Dorian Gray and Peter Pan

Blackford Links Homosexual Stereotype With Victorian-Era Sexology, Dorian Gray and Peter Pan

The stereotype that contemporary gay culture is “youth-obsessed” may have its roots in Victorian-era sexology, Dorian Gray, and Peter Pan. So posits Rutgers–Camden researcher Holly Blackford in a new article, “Childhood and Greek Love: Dorian Gray and Peter Pan,” recently published in Children’s Literature Association Quarterly. In J. M. Barrie’s classic novel, Peter Pan, the […]

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