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Fisher, Kate

Bodies, Sex and Desire from the Renaissance to the Present

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Sarah Toulalan

Part I. Bodies and Difference

2. ‘That ere with Age, his strength Is utterly decay’d’: Understanding the Male Body in Early Modern Manhood
Jennifer Jordan

3. Confusion Embodied: Epistemologies of Sex and Race in Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure (1748–49) and the Histoire naturelle (1749–1804)
Andrew Wells

4. The Hermaphrodite, Fecundity and Military Efficiency: Dangerous Subjects in the Emerging Liberal Order of Nineteenth-Century Spain
Richard Cleminson, Francisco Vázquez García

5. Touching Bodies: Tact/ility in Nineteenth-Century Medical Photographs and Models
Elizabeth Stephens

6. ‘Farewell to Frocks’ — ‘Sex Change’ in Interwar Britain: Newspaper Stories, Medical Technology and Modernity
Alison Oram

7. ‘Perversity to match the curtains’: Queering the Life Story with Grayson Perry
Margaretta Jolly

Part II. Bodies, Sex and Desire

8. ‘Unripe’ Bodies: Children and Sex in Early Modern England
Sarah Toulalan

9. Urge without Desire? Confession Manuals, Moral Casuistry, and the Features of Concupiscentia between the Fifteenth and Eighteenth Centuries
Fernanda Alfieri

10. On the Unsteadiness of Sexual Truth in Eighteenth-Century France
Peter Cryle

11. ‘Lay back, enjoy it and shout happy England’: Sexual Pleasure and Marital Duty in Britain, 1918–60
Kate Fisher

12. Eros and Thanatos in European and American Sexology
Lisa Downing

13. Sadism as Social Violence: From Fin-de-Siècle Degeneration to the Critiques of Nazi Sexuality in Frankfurt School Thought
Alison Moore

Keywords: History, Cultural History, History of Science, Social History, History of Early Modern Europe, Modern History, Sexual Behavior

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Genders and Sexualities in History
Page amount
287 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230354128
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-32900-7

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