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JEWS QUEERS GERMANS

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by Martin Duberman

A historical novel about Kaiser Wilhelm’s closest circle of friends – all of them gay – at the dawn of the 20th century. A breathtaking historical novel that recreates the intimate milieu around Germany’s Kaiser Wilhelm from 1907 through the 1930s, a period of great human suffering and destruction and also of enormous freedom and creativity.

Jews Queers Germans revolves around three men: Prince Philipp von Eulenburg, Kaiser Wilhelm II’s closest friend who becomes the subject of a 1907 trial for homosexuality; Magnus Hirschfeld, a famed Jewish sexologist; and Harry Kessler, a leading proponent of modernism, whose famous diaries allude to his own homosexuality.

384 pages, paperback

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Author Martin Duberman
Publishers Seven Stories Press
Year of Publication 2017

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JEWS QUEERS GERMANS
Martin Duberman

A historical novel about Kaiser Wilhelm’s closest circle of friends – all of them gay – at the dawn of the 20th century. A breathtaking historical novel that recreates the intimate milieu around Germany’s Kaiser Wilhelm from 1907 through the 1930s, a period of great human suffering and destruction and also of enormous freedom and creativity.

Jews Queers Germans revolves around three men: Prince Philipp von Eulenburg, Kaiser Wilhelm II’s closest friend who becomes the subject of a 1907 trial for homosexuality; Magnus Hirschfeld, a famed Jewish sexologist; and Harry Kessler, a leading proponent of modernism, whose famous diaries allude to his own homosexuality. The central theme is the gay life of a very upper crust intellectual milieu that had a real impact on the major political upheavals that would shape the modern world

384 pages, paperback

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JEWS QUEERS GERMANS

JEWS QUEERS GERMANS

by Martin Duberman

A historical novel about Kaiser Wilhelm’s closest circle of friends – all of them gay – at the dawn of the 20th century. A breathtaking historical novel that recreates the intimate milieu around Germany’s Kaiser Wilhelm from 1907 through the 1930s, a period of great human suffering and destruction and also of enormous freedom and creativity.

Jews Queers Germans revolves around three men: Prince Philipp von Eulenburg, Kaiser Wilhelm II’s closest friend who becomes the subject of a 1907 trial for homosexuality; Magnus Hirschfeld, a famed Jewish sexologist; and Harry Kessler, a leading proponent of modernism, whose famous diaries allude to his own homosexuality.

384 pages, paperback