Modernism And Perversion: Sexual Deviance In Sexology And Literature, 1850-1930

Palgrave Macmillan

Modernism And Perversion: Sexual Deviance In Sexology And Literature, 1850-1930

  • Publish Date: 2011-11-22
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Anna Katharina Schaffner
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Charting the construction of sexual perversions in nineteenth- and early twentieth-century medical, psychiatric and psychological discourse, Schaffner argues that sexologists' preoccupation with these perversions was a response to specifically modern concerns, and illuminates the role of literary texts in the formation of sexological knowledge.

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