Schooling Sex: Libertine Literature and Erotic Education in Italy, France, and England 1534-1685

Schooling Sex: Libertine Literature and Erotic Education in Italy, France, and England 1534-1685

by James Grantham Turner
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199254265

ISBN-13: 9780199254262

Pub. Date: 01/28/2003

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Schooling Sex is the first full history of early modern libertine literature and its reception, from Aretino and Tullia d'Aragona in 16th-century Italy to Pepys, Rochester, and Behn in late 17th-century England. James Turner explores the idea of sexual education, from the simple instructional dialogue to the advanced experiments of the philosophical libertine,

Overview

Schooling Sex is the first full history of early modern libertine literature and its reception, from Aretino and Tullia d'Aragona in 16th-century Italy to Pepys, Rochester, and Behn in late 17th-century England. James Turner explores the idea of sexual education, from the simple instructional dialogue to the advanced experiments of the philosophical libertine, analyzing the hard-core curriculum that defined sexuality centuries before the Marquis de Sade.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199254262
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/28/2003
Pages:
440
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.10(h) x 1.10(d)

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