Secret Sexualities: A Sourcebook Of 17th And 18th Century Writing by Ian MccormickSecret Sexualities: A Sourcebook Of 17th And 18th Century Writing by Ian Mccormick

Secret Sexualities: A Sourcebook Of 17th And 18th Century Writing

EditorIan Mccormick

Paperback | January 24, 1997

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Secret Sexualitiesis expansive in its historical range, vast sources and scholarly research. It contains rare, unpublished, primary material, extensive critical and contextual material by the editor, and refuses to discriminate between issues of sex, sexuality and gender.
The coverage includes:
* extracts dealing with anatomy and medicine
* the cultural construction of eunuchs and hermaphrodites
* famous trials for sodomy and the forgotten victims of the law
* representations of effeminate men, fops and sodomites
* Sapphic texts which portray cross-dressing, mannish women and female husbands
Title:Secret Sexualities: A Sourcebook Of 17th And 18th Century WritingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 9.25 × 6.25 × 0.65 inPublished:January 24, 1997Publisher:Taylor and Francis

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415139546

ISBN - 13:9780415139540

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..."guaranteed to keep the reader turning the pages to see what comes next..and..the selectons are painstakingly documented and a thoughtful, well-written introductoin to each section is provided as well.."
-D.C. Culberston, "Baltimore Alternative