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Victorian sexualities.

Victorian sexualities.

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Published by Indiana University Program for Victorian Studies .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Special issue of Victorian Studies journal.

SeriesVictorian Studies -- vol. 36 no. 3 Spring 1993
ContributionsMiller, Andrew H.
The Physical Object
Pagination271-415
Number of Pages415
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17476338M

For an excellent analysis of this episode and doctors' competing agendas, see Ornella Moscucci, 'Clitoridectomy, circumcision, and the politics of sexual pleasure in mid-Victorian Britain', in AH Miller and JE Adams (eds), Sexualities in Victorian Britain, Bloomington: Indiana University Press, Discussion of the subject disappeared from. The Victorians: Gender and Sexuality. Professor Richard J Evans FBA I began this series of lectures last Autumn with an account of Thomas Bowdler and his prudish editions of Shakespeare (1) and the way they helped shape Victorian attitudes to gender and sexuality.

  Sexuality in Dracula is pretty complicated, ultimately pointing out the sexual repression of men and women during the Victorian-era. Women during the Victorian-era were expected to be pure until marriage and not show any sexualbehavior that was considered promiscuous. In Dracula, Bram Stoker writes characters that come face to face with sexuality/5(5). Sexuality in Aubrey Beardsley's Story of Venus and Tannhäuser Aubrey Beardsley wrote The Story of Venus and Tannhäuser during the fin de siècle, the end of the Victorian Era. This decadent work, following Baudelaire's credo "art for art's sake first of all," portrays sex and sexualities in a .

  In , writing under the pseudonym James Redding Ware, British writer Andrew Forrester published Passing English of the Victorian era, .


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Holly Furneaux is a Reader in Victorian Literature at the University of Leicester. She is author of Queer Dickens: Erotics, Families, Masculinities and co-editor, with Sally Ledger, of Dickens in Context.

She is now working on a book called Military Men of Feeling, focused on the Crimean war. Victorian Sexualities: Victorian Studies Vol.

36, No. 3 (v. 36, No. 3) Paperback – January 1, by Andrew Miller (Author) See all formats and editions Hide Author: Andrew Miller. Shelves: 20th-century-non-fiction, gender-issues, queer, victorian, lesbian This book was the second volume in Mason's look at Victorian sexuality. The first volume I read in November of last year and enjoyed a great deal/5.

Claire Jarvis, author of Exquisite Masochism—a book on marriage, sex and the Victorian Victorian sexualities. book the best books that uncover Victorian understandings of sexuality.

An introduction to Victorian sexualities and a survey of current critical methods, these essays emphasize the remarkable variety of Victorian sexuality and the intricate particularity of sexual. All the energy that went into writing conduct books telling women how to behave shows the concern that ‘proper’ feminine behaviour was far from natural, and had to be taught.

While recent work has done a lot to complicate overly simple ideas of Victorian prudery, the idea of Victorian sexual repression lingers.

The book is an astonishing resource Victorian sexualities. book Victorianists, from historians and sociologists to novelists. It remains strangely unappreciated by academics. Peter Fryer discusses it in detail; Fern Riddell quotes it in A Guide to Victorian : William Sutton. InRuth Smythers published a book in the Victorian era called Sex Tips for Husbands and Wives from   She wrote guidelines for about how newlywed women should “endure” sex (White, ).

Some of her tips include: Click for original source. In the puritanical Victorian era it is a surprise to discover in the new book that women favoured crotchless knickers. Yet there was no racy motive for. Books such as My Secret Life by Henry Spencer Ashbee and The Lustful Turk published anonymously, told graphic tales of abduction, sexual enslavement, anal rape, and castration, and could be easily purchased by those in the know.

As also could the erotic periodical The Pearl, published between July and December when it was closed down. The making of Victorian sexuality User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict In this initial volume of a proposed two-volume work, Mason (English, University Coll., London) carefully discusses many sources of information concerning Victorian sexuality.4/5(1).

The concern with regulation of male lust thus converged with a new conception of sexual identity anticipated in the rise of aestheticism: the homosexual. The congruence between late Victorian sexualities and our own goes beyond the well‐publicized and fiercely debated proliferation of sexual.

Sexual language in Victorian Britain was almost nonexistent for the idea that without vulgar or sexual language in society, the existence of vulgar, sexual behavior and desires would not be. Women of this period were also excluded from discussions in institutions and intellectual discourse that kept them from any understanding of sexual.

An introduction to Victorian sexualities and a survey of current critical methods, these essays emphasize the remarkable variety of Victorian sexuality and the intricate particularity of sexual identities that shaped the way the Victorians thought about themselves. Description of the book "Victorian Sexualities: Victorian Studies v.

36, No. 3": "Victorian Sexualities", a special issue of "Victorian Studies" (vol number 3), edited by Andrew Miller, brings together some of the best work being done on conceptions of sexuality in the Victorian period. Presents an introduction to Victorian sexualities.

This book contains essays that will energize reflection on the complexity of human sexuality and on the many different arrays of meaning that it has generated. Books on LibraryThing tagged Victorian erotica. This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising.

An Introduction to the Wrong Books. written by Kestrell [email protected] December This list offers a variety of forms and formats, from sex advice pages which specifically discuss sexuality and disability to etext and eBooks with erotic content (if you need more information about accessible eBooks, go to my accessible eBooks page or the Accessing Palm Reader eBooks guide.

And now a new book, Unmentionable: The Victorian Lady’s Guide to Sex, Marriage, and Manners, by writer and historian Therese Oneill, is detailing the incredibly straight-laced sex.

Throughout, however, the public discussion of sexual matters was characterised by absence of plain speaking, with consequent ignorance, embarrassment and fear. By mid-century the Victorian conjunction of moralism and scientific investigation produced ideas of orthodox human sexuality based on a combination of social and biological ideas.

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