Uninformed Comment

I’ve seen the future, and it’s pink

Posted in History, Humour, Literature, Psychology and perception by uninformedcomment on May 11, 2010

Axel Munthe

Lately, re-reading The Story of San Michele by Axel Munthe, I was struck by something odd in his musings on the nature of homesexuality.

With all the delicacy and tact that 1929 had to offer, Munthe wonders whether there might be a genetic cause for what he calls ‘sexual inversion’:

Super-HomoClark Kent in drag? In your dreams, Axel, in your dreams.

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