Secret Sexualities

Secret Sexualities

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Secret Sexualities is 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 It contains rare, unpublished, primary material, extensive critical and contextual material by the editor, and refuses to discriminate between issues of sex, sexuality and gender.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 husbandsmanual operator of his own lust, can loll in his gilt chariot, and keep his brawny slaves to bow down and worship him, ... and his exercise made, he had his moments of play allotted him for relaxation; then sought he the resort of other boys, anbsp;...

Title:Secret Sexualities
Author:Ian McCormick
Publisher:Routledge - 2003-09-02


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