The Italian Invert


Intimate Confessions of a
Homosexual to Émile Zola

Edited by
Michael Rosenfeld
with William A. Peniston

Translated by
Nancy Erber
and William A. Peniston

250 pages

Paperback, $25.00 / £22.00 ISBN: 9781939594419
Hardcover, $60.00 / £50.00 ISBN: 9781939594426
E-book, $19.95 / £16.99 ISBN: 9781939594433

Recipient of the 2018 French Voices Award for excellence in publication and translation!*
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*(FACE Foundation – French American Culture Exchange)
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A supplementary text for advanced undergraduate/graduate courses in the history of homosexuality, queer identities, or gender diversity; and history and literature, in both French and Italian studies.