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NEW ARTICLES

So that returning visitors to this website can easily find which articles have been published since their last visit, all the articles published or amended in 2020 are listed here twice.  On the left, they are given in reverse chronological order of their original appearance.  On the right, they are given in order of how recently they were last seriously amended.

"Amended" does not include the addition of links to other articles on the website, the addition or deletion of images, the correction of spelling or grammar, or minor changes in phrasing.

Articles first published or last amended in the earlier years of the website are listed separately: 2017, 2018 and 2019.

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The Splendid Tale of Prince Diamond

Marlowe's Alexander's Choice: review by Mark Andrew

The Tale of Princess Zulaikah

The Adventures of Hasan of Basrah

Short excerpts from The Thousand Nights and One Night

The Tale of Zumurrud and Alī Shār

The Tale of Happy-Handsome and Happy-Fair

The Tale of Kamar al-Zamān and Princess Budūr

The Tale of the Wazīr Nūr al-Dīn, his Brother the Wazīr Shams al-Dīn, and Hasan Badr al-Dīn

Poems in The Thousand Nights and One Night

Game-Texts: A Guatemalan Journal by Erskine Lane, ca. 1973-78

Derek the social worker, 1940s-1970s

Well-travelled Peter, ca. 1972-79

Worried Neil, England, 1970s

Active Adam, England ca. 1950-79

A Boy's Sweet Sorrow and Satisfaction by Peter Gilbert and Tom Holt (pdf)

Adam and the Paradise Garden by Peter Gilbert and Tom Holt (pdf)

The Daily Mail on Alexander's Choice

The Adventures of Mercury Ali of Cairo

The Present State of the Ottoman Empire by Aaron Hill, 1709

The History of the Serrail by Michel Baudier

The Present State of the Ottoman Empire by Paul Rycaut, 1666

The hanging of James Nehemiah Taylor, 1809

Interfemoral Intercourse by Edward Brongersma

Hand Techniques by Edward Brongersma

Sexual Activity with the Mouth by Edward Brongersma

The Conquest of New Spain by Bernal Díaz

Greek love in modern Greece

A German in Greece, ca. 1960s, by Parker Rossman

The Strange Case of Dr. Dooley, 1955

Striking Contrasts in the Customs of Europe and Japan by Luís Fróis, 1585

Kōbō-Daishi's Book, 1598

Marlowe's Alexander's Choice: review by John Mackay

Essays in Idleness by Kenkō, 1330-32

The Tale of Genji by Murasaki Shikibu, ca. 1008

Far Better to Consider What She Said at the End by Ihara Saikaku

The Chigo no sōshi, 14th century

At Least He Wears His Youth's Kimono by Ihara Saikaku

A Friend of the Streets by Ihara Saikaku

Letter from a Buddhist Priest telling his Friend that his Lover comes to him by Ihara Saikaku

The Tragic Love of Two Enemies by Ihara Saikaku

Love's Flame Kindled by a Flint Seller by Ihara Saikaku

He Fell in Love When the Mountain Rose Was in Bloom by Ihara Sakaku

The Sickbed No Medicine Could Cure by Ihara Saikaku

Aloeswood Boy of the East by Ihara Saikaku

Gengobei, The Mountain of Love by Ihara Saikaku

The stories of Ihara Saikaku

Marlowe's Alexander's Choice: review by Burnt Offerings

Another bad story: a case of blackmail: Denmark 1984-86

When things go wrong: Denmark 1986

"There was always a streak of sadomasochism in me", Denmark ca. 1980-6

Tommy: "I've always done what they say I shouldn't," Denmark ca. 1978-86

Bent, a typical Danish loved-boy

Sus: "I was afraid that it could turn into abuse", Denmark, 1980s

Erik: "An incredible number of children are left to themselves", Denmark ca. 1966-86

Kim, My Beloved by Jens Eisenhardt (pdf)

Holger: "One night going home from Scouts", Denmark ca. 1944-48

Greek love in modern Denmark

The punishment of Cellini for sodomising boys

The autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini

William, the ruined teacher

Marlowe's Alexander's Choice: review by John Hamilton

The Splendid Tale of Prince Diamond

Marlowe's Alexander's Choice: review by Mark Andrew

The Tale of Princess Zulaikah

The Adventures of Hasan of Basrah

Short excerpts from The Thousand Nights and One Night

The Tale of Zumurrud and Alī Shār

The Tale of the Third Kalandar

The Tale of Kamar al-Zamān and Princess Budūr

The Tale of Happy-Handsome and Happy-Fair

The Tale of the Wazīr Nūr al-Dīn, his Brother the Wazīr Shams al-Dīn, and Hasan Badr al-Dīn

Poems in The Thousand Nights and One Night

Game-Texts: A Guatemalan Journal by Erskine Lane, ca. 1973-78

Derek the social worker, 1940s-1970s

Well-travelled Peter, ca. 1972-79

Worried Neil, England, 1970s

Active Adam, England ca. 1950-79

The Thousand Nights and One Night

The Tale of Kamar and the Expert Halīmah

A Boy's Sweet Sorrow and Satisfaction by Peter Gilbert and Tom Holt (pdf)

Adam and the Paradise Garden by Peter Gilbert and Tom Holt (pdf)

The Daily Mail on Alexander's Choice

The Adventures of Mercury Ali of Cairo

Girls or Boys?

The Present State of the Ottoman Empire by Aaron Hill, 1709

The History of the Serrail by Michel Baudier

The Present State of the Ottoman Empire by Paul Rycaut, 1666

The hanging of James Nehemiah Taylor, 1809

Interfemoral Intercourse by Edward Brongersma

Hand Techniques by Edward Brongersma

Sexual Activity with the Mouth by Edward Brongersma

The Conquest of New Spain by Bernal Díaz

Greek love in modern Greece

A German in Greece, ca. 1960s, by Parker Rossman

Biographies (Literature)

The Strange Case of Dr. Dooley, 1955

Striking Contrasts in the Customs of Europe and Japan by Luís Fróis, 1585

Kōbō-Daishi's Book, 1598

Marlowe's Alexander's Choice: review by John Mackay 

Greek love in Japan

Essays in Idleness by Kenkō, 1330-32

The Tale of Genji by Murasaki Shikibu, ca. 1008

Far Better to Consider What She Said at the End by Ihara Saikaku

The Chigo no sōshi, 14th century

At Least He Wears His Youth's Kimono by Ihara Saikaku

Fiction and drama

A Friend of the Streets by Ihara Saikaku

Letter from a Buddhist Priest telling his Friend that his Lover comes to him by Ihara Saikaku

The Tragic Love of Two Enemies by Ihara Saikaku

Love's Flame Kindled by a Flint Seller by Ihara Saikaku

He Fell in Love When the Mountain Rose Was in Bloom by Ihara Sakaku

The Sickbed No Medicine Could Cure by Ihara Saikaku

Aloeswood Boy of the East by Ihara Saikaku

Gengobei, The Mountain of Love by Ihara Saikaku

Oceania (History)

The stories of Ihara Saikaku

Marlowe's Alexander's Choice: review by Burnt Offerings

Another bad story: a case of blackmail: Denmark 1984-86

When things go wrong: Denmark 1986

"There was always a streak of sadomasochism in me", Denmark, ca. 1980-6

Tommy: "I've always done what they say I shouldn't," Denmark ca. 1978-86

Bent, a typical Danish loved-boy

Saikaku, The Life of an Amorous Man, 17th century

Sus: "I was afraid that it could turn into abuse", Denmark, 1980s

Erik: "An incredible number of children are left to themselves", Denmark ca. 1966-86

Kim, My Beloved by Jens Eisenhardt (pdf)

Holger: "One night going home from Scouts", Denmark ca. 1944-48

Greek love in modern Denmark

Europe, 5th-17th centuries (History)

The punishment of Cellini for sodomising boys

The autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini

William, the ruined teacher

Marlowe's Alexander's Choice: review by John Hamilton