The print no longer merely evokes general homoeroticism
, but rather pederasty.
From the perspective of Reverend Mother, of course, nothing could be more serious than young women receiving the veil, and so her objections to the present display of histrionics combined with Anna's compelling imperviousness to the emotional contagion might invite us, should we take this opening scene on its own as yet independent terms, to read O'Brien as invoking the immature and potentially embarrassing homoeroticism
of Schwarmerei only to repudiate it, in a characteristic defensive manoeuvre.
I even want to suggest that it provides an interesting subtext for the homoeroticism
that lurks below the surface of their interaction, in that Frank sees himself as the active party in the relationship and Laurence is the passive, receptive one.
The Epic is not about homosexuality, or even homoeroticism
, but about love between two male persons--and more than that, about the constraints of desire and human fate.
Dowling has argued how central homoeroticism
is to Plato's understanding of enthusiasm: "In the Platonic context of the Phaedrus it is specifically possession by the god of love, the paiderastic Eros--'the best of all forms of divine possession,' as Socrates says there, 'both in itself an in its sources, both for him that has it and for him that shares therein--and when he that loves beauty is touched by such madness [mania] he is called a lover'" (1994, 96).
And why has McNally's 50-minute slice of opera and homoeroticism
, which debuted in 1989, never before breached our city boundaries?
It seems to me that if any homoeroticism
could be thought to possess this picture, it would only be found in these isolated gestures, especially the rather swollen, phallic-like thumb.
Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer lack imagination and invention, plumping for the most obvious targets like the homoeroticism
between male combatants and bombarding the screen with as many celebrity imitators as they can muster.
Directors Friedberg and Seltzer lack imagination, plumping for obvious targets like homoeroticism
between male combatants, bombarding the screen with as many celebrity imitators as they can muster.
It does, however, allow more male dancing than is customary and raises suggestions of homoeroticism
that are not supported anywhere in the Swan Lake tradition.
trace, through Plato, the influence of homoeroticism
on the formation and transmission of the literary canon.
The dream vision of The Fall of Hyperion, on the other hand, demands a disciplining of the effeminized male body so that legitimacy and possession are possible for the poet, an unstable masculinity haunted by the specter of homoeroticism
and the legacy of the gothic.