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29. See John Grand-Carteret, Derrière “lui”: l’homosexualité en Allemagne , Lille, Cahiers GaiKitsch-Camp, 1992, 231 pages. 19 A History of Homosexuality in Europe The homosexual, a traitor to the fatherland War reveals a country’s weaknesses. After 1914, each nation pulled together its forces to confront the threat. In Germany, England and France, the notion of holy unity was invoked to catalyze the coming together around national values. The war left little room for minorities and rendered suspect any and all forms of deviation.
Fred, a hobo, in Between the Acts, op. 15. H. Auden was the first to say that in print. 30 A Myth is Born: Those Flamboyant Days — You think that what is camp is an elegant young man with bleached hair, wearing a Gainsborough hat and a feather boa and who thinks he’s Marlene Dietrich?... What I am talking about is high camp... true high camp is basically serious. One does not make fun of it, one uses it to make fun of himself. 70 Camp helps homosexuals to formulate their own culture. According to Quentin Crisp (one of the best representatives of camp), camp came into being in the 1920s as a reaction to the crisis in sexual values, the upheaval of feminine and masculine roles that marked the period.
It was under such circumstances that Somerset Maugham met the young ambulance driver, Gerald Haxton, who was to become his companion. R. Ackerley39 noted that his couriers and servants were selected on the basis of their looks; in fact, this desire to have the best-looking soldiers in one’s service was common with many officers. ” Many officers tried to sublimate what they regarded as guilty desires in an increased devotion to their men. R. Rivers encountered several cases of officers who were torn by their sexual desires and a strict notion of duty and military discipline which obliged them to sublimate their feelings in a more impersonal interest for the fate of their men.