Mighty Lewd Books: The Development of Pornography in Eighteenth-Century England

September 16, 2003|
Mighty Lewd Books: The Development of Pornography in Eighteenth-Century England by J. Peakman
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Mighty Lewd Books describes the emergence of a new home-grown English pornography. Through the examination of over 500 pieces of British erotica, this book looks at sex as seen in erotic culture, religion and medicine throughout the long eighteenth-century, and provides a radical new approach to the study of sexuality.
JULIE PEAKMAN is one of the most innovative of the young historians to emerge in the recent explosion of gender history. She lectures in Sex in History, is currently working on her second book on sexual behaviour in the eighteenth-century and is a fellow of the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine. She regularly appears at na...
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Title:Mighty Lewd Books: The Development of Pornography in Eighteenth-Century England
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:263 pages, 9.02 X 5.98 X 0.75 in
Shipping dimensions:263 pages, 9.02 X 5.98 X 0.75 in
Published:September 16, 2003
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781403915009

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