Teleny, Des Grieux and the World that Ripped them Apart

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Teleny, Des Grieux and the World that Ripped them Apart: The novel, Teleny, depicts the homosexual relationship between Des Grieux and Teleny as something ethereal and otherworldly, but their relationship is torn apart by the expectations of their society. This video explores what life might have been like for gay men during the Victorian period, and how this history interjects into the novel, ultimately destroying the relationship between the two men.

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