German and Austrian Literature: Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

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An article is available on German and Austrian Literature: Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries at the glbtq encyclopedia correct name?

The story of gay and lesbian literature in the German-speaking countries during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries reflects the changing cultural definitions of "homosexual" and the differing meanings of homosexual identity over the decades. An evolving discourse around homosexuality affects the literature until literary representations are characterized by a broad multiplicity of homosexual figures and conceptions of homosexuality itself.
The examples that follow are largely from German literature because it has produced more works on the topic than have Austrian or Swiss literatures.

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German and Austrian Literature: Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries