Category:Knobel, Paul

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Paul Knobel was born in 1948 in Mackay, Queensland, Australia. He is the author of two cdroms, An Encyclopedia of Male Homosexual Poetry and its Reception History (2002) and An Encycloepdia of Male Homosexual Art (2005). An Encyclopedia of Male Homosexual Poetry is believed to be the largest and most wide ranging single work ever compiled on homosexuality by one person; it covers poetry in 243 languages as well as the background to it and critical and historical information on the poets.

He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree with honours in English literature from the Universaity of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia in 1969 and with a Master of Arts with honours from the University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia, in 1977. His master’s thesis of 100,000 words was titled “The theme of death in The Waste Land and in the poetry of Robert Lowell, Sylvia Plath, John Berryman and Ted Hughs 1957-1973”. He also has a Diploma of Education from the University of New England, Armidale where he was on the Student Council. Read more

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