'Tis Nature's Fault: Unauthorized Sexuality During the Enlightenment edited by Robert Purks Maccubbin

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The essays in this volume address sexual phenomena in eighteenth-century Europe that were for one reason or another outside the legal or sanctified systems of acceptability: most notably, unwed heterosexual domesticity, masturbation, prostitution, libertinism, homosexuality, and erotic literature. The contributors' essays make an important first step toward integrating sexuality into our general understanding of eighteenth century culture.

Cambridge University Press, 1987.
ISBN: 9780521347686. 260 pp.
Softcover. Near fine.