Libertines and Radicals in Early Modern London: Sexuality, Politics and Literary Culture, 1630 1685
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Libertines and Radicals in Early Modern London: Sexuality, Politics and Literary Culture, 1630 1685

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ISBN-13:
9780521032919
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.01.2007
Seiten:
368
Autor:
James Grantham Turner
Gewicht:
513 g
Format:
234x156x19 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

List of illustrations; Preface; List of abbreviations and frequently cited works; 1. Pornographia and the markings of prostitution: an introduction; 2. Ceremonies of abjection: sex, politics and the disorderly subculture; 3. 'The posture of a free state': political pornography and the 'commonwealth of women', 1640-1660; 4. The wandering whore's return: the carnivalization of sexuality in the early Restoration; 5. Monstrous assemblies: bawdy-house riots, 'libertine libels' and the royal mistress; 6. 'Making yourself a beast': upper-class riot and inversionary wit in the age of Rochester; Epilogue: 'In Bathsheba's Embraces old': pornographia rediviva at the close of Charles II's reign; Notes; Index.
Analyses English sexual culture between the Civil Wars and the death of Charles II.