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Glossaries of Sexuality

Coleman Julie

in A History of Cant and Slang Dictionaries: Volume IV: 1937-1984

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199567256
eISBN:
9780191595073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567256.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Lexicography

The earliest glossaries of gay slang were produced by psychiatrists trying to improve communication with their patients or to develop a diagnostic tool. Later glossaries offer keys to the secret ... More


Fuckology: Critical Essays on John Money's Diagnostic Concepts

Lisa Downing, Iain Morland, and Nikki Sullivan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226186580
eISBN:
9780226186757
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226186757.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

One of the twentieth century’s most controversial sexologists—or “fuckologists,” to use his own term—John Money was considered a trailblazing scientist and sexual libertarian by some, but damned by ... More


Heinrich Kaan's "Psychopathia Sexualis" (1844): A Classic Text in the History of Sexuality

Heinrich Kaan

Benjamin A. Haynes (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501704604
eISBN:
9781501706103
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704604.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Heinrich Kaan’s fascinating work—part medical treatise, part sexual taxonomy, part activist statement, and part anti-onanist tract—takes us back to the origins of sexology. He links the sexual ... More


Sexual Politics and Feminist Science: Women Sexologists in Germany, 1900-1933

Kirsten Leng

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501709302
eISBN:
9781501713248
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709302.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Sexual Politics and Feminist Science examines German-speaking women’s heretofore-neglected contributions to the rethinking of sex, gender, and sexuality taking place within sexology between 1900 and ... More


Contexts: The Media and British Sexual Culture

Adrian Bingham

in Family Newspapers?: Sex, Private Life, and the British Popular Press 1918-1978

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199279586
eISBN:
9780191707308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279586.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter describes the environment in which the popular press was produced and consumed. It begins by outlining the main characteristics of British newspapers, including the structure of the ... More


Performing the New Civilization

Ana Carden‐Coyne

in Reconstructing the Body: Classicism, Modernism, and the First World War

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199546466
eISBN:
9780191720659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546466.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the performance of female bodies in the classical revival dance movement. It explores the discourse of physical liberation through fitness and beauty, and how that worked ... More


Coda

Kathleen Frederickson

in The Ploy of Instinct: Victorian Sciences of Nature and Sexuality in Liberal Governance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262519
eISBN:
9780823266395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262519.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The coda traces how, by the end of the nineteenth century, British writers accommodated instinct to a liberal modernity in which institutions such as the law had been made part of the environment to ... More


Violent Sensations: Sex, Crime, and Utopia in Vienna and Berlin, 1860-1914

Scott Spector

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226196640
eISBN:
9780226196817
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226196817.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The year 1900, fin de siècle, in Europe evokes polar thoughts: on the one hand, sensational slashers and femmes fatales, destitute and dangerous new urban districts, criminal violence and sexual ... More


Normality: A Critical Genealogy

Peter Cryle and Elizabeth Stephens

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226483863
eISBN:
9780226484198
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226484198.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

The first part of this study examines nineteenth-century usage of the term “normal,” where it is a problematic and often contested scientific term, before analyzing mid-twentieth-century ... More


Behind Closed Doors: Neo-Victorian Pornographies

Laura Helen Marks

in Alice in Pornoland: Hardcore Encounters with the Victorian Gothic

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042140
eISBN:
9780252050886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042140.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses hardcore films that, rather than adapting a specific literary text, set the sexual action in the nineteenth century. These films appropriate Victorian costume, customs, ... More


Inverts, Perverts, and Primitives: Racial Thought and the American School of Sexology

Melissa N. Stein

in Measuring Manhood: Race and the Science of Masculinity, 1830-1934

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816673025
eISBN:
9781452952437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816673025.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Chapter three demonstrates that racial science and sexology were not separate fields in America. Rather, they shared the same key scientists, whose assessments of the causes of “perversion” broke ... More


Epilogue

April R. Haynes

in Riotous Flesh: Women, Physiology, and the Solitary Vice in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226284590
eISBN:
9780226284767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226284767.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The Epilogue summarizes key changes that resulted from women’s physiological discourse by 1860. First, the case of Theodore Grimké Weld illustrates how masturbation had become firmly associated with ... More


Conclusion: Character and Medicine

Charles Upchurch

in Before Wilde: Sex between Men in Britain's Age of Reform

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520258532
eISBN:
9780520943582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520258532.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter suggests that most scholars still credit Michel Foucault with profoundly important insights that have shaped the study of the history of sexuality, but there is also a desire to move ... More


The Case of John Addington Symonds

Daniel Orrells

in Classical Culture and Modern Masculinity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199236442
eISBN:
9780191728549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236442.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines how dangerous John Addington Symonds (Jowett's other famous pupil) thought the learning of classics to be, for both those men who desired women and those who desired other men. ... More


Novel perspectives

Sara Haslam

in Fragmenting Modernism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719060557
eISBN:
9781781700099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719060557.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

D. H. Lawrence's essay ‘Why the Novel Matters’ focuses on issues of communication and plurality as displayed by the effective novel. The relationship between Lawrence and Ford Madox Ford was ... More


“Tyranny of Orgasm”: Global Governance of Sexuality from Bombay, 1930s–1950s

Sanjam Ahluwalia

in Global History of Sexual Science, 1880-1960

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520293373
eISBN:
9780520966673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293373.003.0016
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the global governance of sexuality from the 1930s to the 1950s through a close textual reading of the discussions on female orgasms in the International Journal of Sexology ... More


The Reception of Rome in English Sexology

Jana Funke and Rebecca Langlands

in Ancient Rome and the Construction of Modern Homosexual Identities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199689729
eISBN:
9780191814044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689729.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Rome is a significant site in the late nineteenth-century sexological construction of modern figurations of homosexuality, although so far it has been overlooked. Although sexological discussions of ... More


Freewomen and Supermen: Edwardian Radicals and Literary Modernism

Anne Fernihough

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199668625
eISBN:
9780191767296
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668625.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This book adds to the comparatively recent body of research which has sought to reevaluate the literature of the ‘long’ Edwardian period (1900-1914), severing it from Virginia Woolf’s influential ... More


A Disavowed Inheritance: Nineteenth-Century Perversion Theory and John Money’s “Paraphilia”

Lisa Downing

in Fuckology: Critical Essays on John Money's Diagnostic Concepts

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226186580
eISBN:
9780226186757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226186757.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Authored by Lisa Downing, this chapter traces a genealogy from foundational nineteenth-century sexological “perversion” theory, wherein sexual deviance is posited as a dangerous symptom of a ... More


On the “Duke of Dysfunction”

Lisa Downing, Iain Morland, and Nikki Sullivan

in Fuckology: Critical Essays on John Money's Diagnostic Concepts

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226186580
eISBN:
9780226186757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226186757.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This co-authored introduction provides a biographical sketch of John Money; outlines the key characteristics of his work on “hermaphroditism,” “transsexualism,” and “paraphilia”; identifies the major ... More


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