Description - Sex In Georgian England by A. D. Harvey
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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Author Biography - A. D. Harvey
A.D. Harvey was educated at St. John's College, Oxford and University College (now Wolfson College), Cambridge. He has taught at the Universities of Cambridge, Salerno, La Reunion and Leipzig.