Martin Smith — Australia's first gay historian

Author(s): Paul Knobel

History | Australian/Aotearoa | Gay Male & Bi Biography/Memoir

Martin Smith (1932–90) was journalist, poet, playwright, Jewish historian and gay historian. He was an eccentric in a nation lacking in eccentrics. From a gay and lesbian perspective, his efforts at writing gay and lesbian history, however imperfect, constitutes his most enduring achievement. He attempted to chronicle and develop a gay culture.

Paul Knobel, poet and historian, has searched the archives to come up with the first mongraph on one of our community's pioneer activists and historians.


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  • : KNOBEL
  • : consignment
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  • : June 2009
  • : books

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