The Other Victorians: A Study of Sexuality and Pornography in Mid-Nineteenth Century England

Marcus, Steven
Publication Date 1967
Publisher Weidenfeld & Nicholson
Binding Hardcover
Condition Good-, sound copy.
SKU 9907
Notes Red cloth with gilt titles to spine. Heavily and unevenly sunned. Some areas are sunned to whiteness. Somewhat rubbed. Binding is sound.

Description

292pp. Covers Pisanus Fraxi, or Henry Spencer Ashbee, the medical works of William Acton on topics such as prostitution (Acton's work was influential in the passage of the Contagious Diseases Act) and childhood masturbation, as well as the lengthy My Secret Life, by "Walter" and The Romance of Lust. Marcus famously coined the phrase pornotopia in this work. Draws heavily on the ideas of Sigmund Freud and psychoanalysis. From the Studies in Sex and Society series. 
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