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Perverse romanticism : aesthetics and sexuality in Britain, 1750-1832 / Richard C. Sha.
- Sha, Richard C.
About this work
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009.
xi, 359 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references (p. -345) and index.
Introduction -- Romantic science and the perversification of sexual pleasure -- Historicizing perversion: perversity, perversion, and the rise of function in the biological sciences -- One sex or two? Nervous bodies, romantic puberty, and the natural origins of perverse desires -- The perverse aesthetics of romanticism: purposiveness with purpose -- Fiery joys perverted to ten commands: William Blake, the perverse turn, and sexual liberation -- Byron, epic puberty, and polymorphous perversity.
Where to find it
Location StatusHistory of MedicineTP.AI.AA7-8 Open shelves