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Sexual Advice for Modern Marriage

Christina Simmons

in Making Marriage Modern: Women's Sexuality from the Progressive Era to World War II

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195064117
eISBN:
9780199869565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195064117.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Social History

Freer from censorship by 1930, reformers from the birth control and marriage education movements, many of them physicians, published a large body of sexual advice literature. Through it, they sought ... More


Sexual Pre-Texts

in Between Rites and Rights: Excision in Women's Experiential Texts and Human Contexts

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756877
eISBN:
9780804768375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756877.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

People in Somalia, Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan, Sierra Leone, and other parts of Africa believe that an oversized or an unexcised clitoris is an obstruction to coitus, while masturbation is an avoidance ... More


“the obscene organ of brute pleasure”: Social Functions of the Clitoris

James A. Steintrager

in The Autonomy of Pleasure: "Libertines, License, and Sexual Revolution"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231151580
eISBN:
9780231540872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151580.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Shows how libertines adapted anatomical discussions of the clitoris and of clitoral gigantism to depict the organ as essential to the differentiation of pleasure from reproduction and to critique ... More


Orgasmic Feminism

Frida Beckman

in Between Desire and Pleasure: A Deleuzian Theory of Sexuality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748645923
eISBN:
9780748689170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748645923.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter discusses the gendered history of the orgasm and how descriptions, representations and theories of the female orgasm underline some political problems with Deleuze’s implicitly male ... More


Gravida: 1980

Antoinette Fouque and Jean-Joseph Goux

Sylvina Boissonnas (ed.)

in There Are Two Sexes: Essays in Feminology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169868
eISBN:
9780231538381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169868.003.0025
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

In the interview presented here, Antoinette Fouque talks about the subject of feminism. Fouque first provides an overview of the beginnings of the Mouvement de Lib ération des Femmes (MLF) in France ... More


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