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Change, Eros, Culture: A Memoir By Wayne R. Dynes
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Wayne R. Dynes (born August 23, 1934) is an American art historian, encyclopedist, bibliographer, and gay activist. He is now Professor Emeritus in the Art Department at Hunter College in New York... More > City, where he taught from 1972 to 2008. Dynes spent his early years in Southern California, attending public schools. After extended sojourns in Italy and England, he settled permanently in New York City. He obtained his B.A. at the University of California at Los Angeles in 1956; his Ph.D. at the Institute of Fine Arts (IFA) of New York University in 1969.< Less
The Homophobic Mind By Wayne R. Dynes
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The Homophobic Mind addresses a host of myths and fabrications that have functioned over the centuries to rationalize prejudice and discrimination affecting GLBT people. The history of homophobia... More > does not disclose a monolithic entity; instead, it is an amalgam of disparate elements. This book examines more than forty separate tropes or motifs. These tropes have varied origins, stemming from the realms of religion, philosophy, medicine, psychology, and folklore. In each case the essence of the myth is briefly stated, followed by an analysis of its origins and development, and concluding with a response. Given the progress of human knowledge, one might have expected that such archaic thought-patterns would all have withered away by now. However, the myths show a zombie-like capacity to persist - and even to revive once again after their apparent demise. Accordingly, this book provides not simply a historical account, but is a lesson for our times.< Less
History of Art History By Wayne R. Dynes
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History of Art History. Previously known as Artis Historia.

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