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Rereading Sex Battles over Sexual Knowledge and Supression in Nineteenth-Century America

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ISBN-10: 0375701869

ISBN-13: 9780375701863

Edition: N/A

Authors: Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz

List price: $18.95
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From bawdy talk to evangelical sermons, and from celebrations of free love to prosecutions for obscenity, nineteenth-century America encompassed a far broader range of sexual attitudes and ideas than the Victorian stereotype would have us believe. In Rereading Sex, Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz lets us listen to the national conversation about sex in the nineteenth century and hear voices that resonate in our own time. Probing court records, pamphlets, and “sporting men’s” magazines, Horowitz shows us a many-voiced America in which an earthy acceptance of desire and sexual expression collided with prohibitions broadcast from the pulpit. We encounter fascinating reformers like Victoria Woodhull,…    
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/14/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 528
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English