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Victorian Sexual Dissidence

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ISBN-10: 0226142272

ISBN-13: 9780226142272

Edition: 1999

Authors: Richard Dellamora

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Late-20th-century critical work on the late-Victorian period has furnished a vocabulary for discussing gender and sexuality. This text exploits that framework to show how Victorians imagined difference in ways that continue to challenge.
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List price: $41.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 6/1/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 328
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Caroline Lawrence is American. She lives with her husband by the river in London and is active as a speaker in schools and at book festivals. She took part in the British Museum's POMPEII LIVE event, giving talks that were streamed to schools all over the UK, and she is the winner of the 2009 CLASSICS ASSOCIATION PRIZE for 'a significant contribution to the public understanding of Classics'. In addition to the 17 novels in the ROMAN MYSTERIES sequence, Caroline Lawrence has written five spin-off titles, all of which have contributed to total UK sales in excess of 1 million copies. Her latest new series is THE P.K. PINKERTON MYSTERIES.Visit Caroline's website at http://www.carolinelawrence.com and follow her on Twitter @CarolineLawrenc. Visit The P. K. Pinkerton Mysteries website at http://www.pkpinkerton.com, follow on Twitter @PK_Pinkerton, like on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/pages/PK-Pinkerton/16580907343875 and read the blog at http://tomboycowgirl.blogspot.co.uk.Caroline Lawrence is American. She lives with her husband by the river in London and is active as a speaker in schools and at book festivals. She took part in the British Museum's POMPEII LIVE event, giving talks that were streamed to schools all over the UK, and she is the winner of the 2009 CLASSICS ASSOCIATION PRIZE for 'a significant contribution to the public understanding of Classics'. In addition to the 17 novels in the ROMAN MYSTERIES sequence, Caroline Lawrence has written five spin-off titles, all of which have contributed to total UK sales in excess of 1 million copies. Her latest new series is THE P.K. PINKERTON MYSTERIES.Visit Caroline's website at http://www.carolinelawrence.com and follow her on Twitter @CarolineLawrenc. Visit The P. K. Pinkerton Mysteries website at http://www.pkpinkerton.com, follow on Twitter @PK_Pinkerton, like on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/pages/PK-Pinkerton/16580907343875 and read the blog at http://tomboycowgirl.blogspot.co.uk.Caroline Lawrence is American. She lives with her husband by the river in London and is active as a speaker in schools and at book festivals. She took part in the British Museum's POMPEII LIVE event, giving talks that were streamed to schools all over the UK, and she is the winner of the 2009 CLASSICS ASSOCIATION PRIZE for 'a significant contribution to the public understanding of Classics'. In addition to the 17 novels in the ROMAN MYSTERIES sequence, Caroline Lawrence has written five spin-off titles, all of which have contributed to total UK sales in excess of 1 million copies. Her latest new series is THE P.K. PINKERTON MYSTERIES.Visit Caroline's website at http://www.carolinelawrence.com and follow her on Twitter @CarolineLawrenc. Visit The P. K. Pinkerton Mysteries website at http://www.pkpinkerton.com, follow on Twitter @PK_Pinkerton, like on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/pages/PK-Pinkerton/16580907343875 and read the blog at http://tomboycowgirl.blogspot.co.uk.Caroline Lawrence is American. She lives with her husband by the river in London and is active as a speaker in schools and at book festivals. She took part in the British Museum's POMPEII LIVE event, giving talks that were streamed to schools all over the UK, and she is the winner of the 2009 CLASSICS ASSOCIATION PRIZE for 'a significant contribution to the public understanding of Classics'. In addition to the 17 novels in the ROMAN MYSTERIES sequence, Caroline Lawrence has written five spin-off titles, all of which have contributed to total UK sales in excess of 1 million copies. Her latest new series is THE P.K. PINKERTON MYSTERIES.Visit Caroline's website at http://www.carolinelawrence.com and follow her on Twitter @CarolineLawrenc. Visit The P. K. Pinkerton Mysteries website at http://www.pkpinkerton.com, follow on Twitter @PK_Pinkerton, like on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/pages/PK-Pinkerton/16580907343875 and read the blog at http://tomboycowgirl.blogspot.co.uk.Richard Dellamora is professor of English and Cultural Studies at Trent University in Ontario.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Re-Gendering Aestheticism
"Still Burning from the Strangling Embrace": Vernon Lee on Desure and Aesthetics
Greek Maenads, Victorian Spinsters
The Adolescent Boy: Fin-de-Siecle Femme Fatale?
Revisionary Decadence
Victorian Effeminacies
Producation, Reproduction, and Pleasure in Victorian Aesthetics and Economics
"Men of My Own Sex": Genius, Sexuality, and George Du Maureir's Artists
"Desire without Limit": Dissident Confession in Oscar Wilde's De Profundis
Dissident Aesthetics
The Elusive Queerness of Henry James's "Queer Comrade": Reading Gabriel Nash of The Tragic Muse
George Santayana and the Beauty of Friendship
Ten Percent: Poetry and Pathology
The Romance of Boys Bathing: Poetic Precendents and Respondents to the Paintings of Henry Scott
The Dance of Life: Choreographing Sexual Dissidence in the Early Twentieth Century
List of Contributors
Index