The Resource Amatory pleasures : explorations in eighteenth-century sexual culture, Julie Peakman

Amatory pleasures : explorations in eighteenth-century sexual culture, Julie Peakman

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Amatory pleasures : explorations in eighteenth-century sexual culture
Title
Amatory pleasures
Title remainder
explorations in eighteenth-century sexual culture
Statement of responsibility
Julie Peakman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Encompassing the long 18th century, this reader examines a broad and enticing variety of topics in the history of sexuality in Georgian times. It includes discussion of sexual perversion, erotic gardens, gentlemen's secret societies, flagellation, pornography, writings of courtesans and the world of female friendship, revealing the secret or hidden meanings circulating between mainstream and covert activities of the 18th century. Including material previously available only in academic journals, revising these for a new readership and including two completely new chapters, Julie Peakman draws connections between these pieces and situates them within current debates. Her introduction examines how the covert life of Georgian sex was integrated from low life and high places, in brothels and palaces"--
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Provided by publisher
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Peakman, Julie
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ16
LC item number
.P43 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sex
  • Sex customs
  • Sex in literature
Label
Amatory pleasures : explorations in eighteenth-century sexual culture, Julie Peakman
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [173]-214) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Continuities and change in sexual behaviour and attitudes from the eighteenth century -- "Perversion of the course of nature" : sexual variations in the eighteenth century -- Blaming and shaming in eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century print culture -- Whore biographies in the eighteenth century -- Memoirs of women of pleasure : autobiographies -- Initiation, defloration and flagellation : sexual propensities in Memoirs of a woman of pleasure -- "The best friend in the world" : the relationship between Emma Hamilton and Queen Maria Carolina of Naples -- Bodily anxieties in enlightenment sex literature -- Medicine, the body and the botanical sexual metaphor in erotica -- The eighteenth-century erotic garden
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 224 pages
Isbn
9781474226431
Lccn
2015047998
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)936205185
  • (YBP)ybp12403589
Label
Amatory pleasures : explorations in eighteenth-century sexual culture, Julie Peakman
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [173]-214) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Continuities and change in sexual behaviour and attitudes from the eighteenth century -- "Perversion of the course of nature" : sexual variations in the eighteenth century -- Blaming and shaming in eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century print culture -- Whore biographies in the eighteenth century -- Memoirs of women of pleasure : autobiographies -- Initiation, defloration and flagellation : sexual propensities in Memoirs of a woman of pleasure -- "The best friend in the world" : the relationship between Emma Hamilton and Queen Maria Carolina of Naples -- Bodily anxieties in enlightenment sex literature -- Medicine, the body and the botanical sexual metaphor in erotica -- The eighteenth-century erotic garden
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 224 pages
Isbn
9781474226431
Lccn
2015047998
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)936205185
  • (YBP)ybp12403589

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