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Babini, Valeria P.

Italian Sexualities Uncovered, 1789–1914

Babini, Valeria P. - Italian Sexualities Uncovered, 1789–1914, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction

1. Introduction
Valeria P. Babini, Chiara Beccalossi, Lucy Riall

Part I. Sexuality, Politics and Family

2. Sexuality and Politics: Lady Morgan and the Morality of the Italians
Roberto Bizzocchi

3. The Sex Lives of Italian Patriots
Lucy Riall

Part II. Sexuality, Classes and Social Groups

4. Sex in Belli’s Rome: Eros, Social Groups and Religion
Pietro Gibellini, Edoardo Ripari

5. After Respectability: Women, Sexuality and the Circus in Pre-Sexology Italy
Mark Seymour

6. Sidney Sonnino and Natalia Morozzo della Rocca: Adulterous Love, Aristocracy and Politics between Two Centuries
Paola Carlucci

Part III. Women between the Public and the Private

7. Literary and Epistolary Figurations of Female Desire in Early Post-unification Italy, 1861–1914
Katharine Mitchell

8. Infanticide and the Prostitute: Honour, Sentiment and Deviancy between Human Sciences and the Law
Silvia Chiletti

9. Between Public and Private. Sexuality and Maternity in Three ‘New Women’: Sibilla Aleramo, Maria Montessori and Linda Murri
Valeria P. Babini

Part IV. Same-Sex Desires

10. The ‘Italian Vice’: Male Homosexuality and British Tourism in Southern Italy
Chiara Beccalossi

11. John Addington Symonds, Horatio Brown and Venice: Friendship, Gondoliers and Homosexuality
Sean Brady

12. Italian Medical and Literary Discourses around Female Same-Sex Desire, 1877–1906
Charlotte Ross

Part V. Marriages and Sexuality

13. British Women Travellers and Italian Marriages, c. 1789–1844
Ross Balzaretti

14. The Making of the Italian Husband in Nineteenth-Century Italy
Linda Reeder

Keywords: Social Sciences, Gender Studies, Social History, History of Italy, Literature, general, Modern History, European Literature

Author(s)
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2015
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Genders and Sexualities in History Series
Page amount
341 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137396990
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-48477-5

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