Sex In Georgian England by A. D. Harvey

Sex In Georgian England by A. D. Harvey

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Attitudes and prejudices from the 1720's to the 1820's. From rape and seduction to the desperate and the deviant, every aspect of the intimate lives of the men and women of Georgian England is painstakingly researched, and illustrated.

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Using the evidence of medical texts, trial records, government statistics, pamphlets, autobiographies, novels, poems, plays, dress fashions, pornographic engravings and paintings by members of the Royal Academy, this book shows how the eighteenth century constructed the stereotype of female purity and passivity which was to be inherited by the Victorians.

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SKU GOR002803074
Title Sex In Georgian England
Author By (author) A. D. Harvey
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Orion Publishing Co
Year Published 2001
Number of Pages 224
ISBN 10 1842122738
ISBN 13 9781842122730
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Description

Details

Using the evidence of medical texts, trial records, government statistics, pamphlets, autobiographies, novels, poems, plays, dress fashions, pornographic engravings and paintings by members of the Royal Academy, this book shows how the eighteenth century constructed the stereotype of female purity and passivity which was to be inherited by the Victorians.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR002803074
Title Sex In Georgian England
Author By (author) A. D. Harvey
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Orion Publishing Co
Year Published 2001
Number of Pages 224
ISBN 10 1842122738
ISBN 13 9781842122730
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.

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