Little Essays of Love and Virtue

Little Essays of Love and Virtue

by Havelock Ellis

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Little Essays of Love and Virtue by Havelock Ellis

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BN ID: 2940025458449
Publisher: George H. Doran Company
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 247 KB

About the Author

Born in Surrey, England, in 1859, Havelock Ellis was considered by the overwhelming majority of critics as the best translator of "Germinal," Émile Zolàs masterpiece. Ellis was a social activist, a physician and a psychologist, whose best-known works concern sexuality and criminology. In 1890 he published "The Criminal," a remarkable work on criminal anthropology; in the same year he wrote "A New Spirit," a collection of literary essays on Diderot, Heine, Whitman, Ibsen, and Tolstoi, and Ellis's attempt to synthesize science and religious mysticism; and in 1898 he wrote "Affirmations," which contains essays on Nietzsche, Casanova, Zola, Huysmans, and St. Francis. In 1897, he published "Sexual Inversion," the first medical text in English about homosexuality, which he had co-authored with John Addington Symonds in an earlier edition, and which became a part of Ellis's six-volume "Studies in the Psychology of Sex." Havelock Ellis died in Suffolk, England, in 1939.

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