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homoeroticism

 [ho″mo-ĕ-rot´ĭ-sizm]
sexual feeling directed toward a person of the same sex. adj. adj homoerot´ic.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ho·mo·sex·u·al·i·ty

(hō'mō-seks'yū-al'i-tē),
Erotic attraction or activity, including sexual congress, between people of the same sex, especially after puberty.
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homoeroticism

Eroticism directed towards people of the same sex.
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Jones argues that "Faulkner's treatment of homoeroticism [in Absalom] shapes his approach to history" (341) in part through the evasions and lacunae that conflate historical knowledge and homoerotism in the book.
One wonders whether that connection to homoerotism had anything to do with Borges and Bioy's decision to eliminate it from their version, since Borges in particular is known to have declared time and again his contempt for homosexuality as a literary subject, of for any sexual issues for that matter.