Italian Sexualities Uncovered, 1789-1914

Italian Sexualities Uncovered, 1789-1914

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Italian Sexualities Uncovered, 1789a€“1914 breaks new ground in the history of nineteenth-century Italy. It brings together an international and interdisciplinary group of scholars to explore nineteenth-century Italian sexualities from a variety of viewpoints, illuminating the relationships between the personal and political; the presence of male, female and same-sex desires that defied norms of respectability and acceptable gender roles; the sexual behaviour of different classes and subcultures; and transnational sexual encounters. This volume sheds light on the sex lives of nineteenth-century men and women in Italy, on the ways they understood and experienced their sexual desires, and how their sexual behaviour was organised, regulated and constrained.His ten-volume translation of The Arabian Nights concludes with a a#39;Terminal Essaya#39; that addressed a number of interpretative issues, a#39;Pederastya#39; being examined in Section D.12 Burtona#39;s a#39;Terminal Essaya#39; represents one of the earliest modern efforts to collect ... For many years, also, England sent her pederasts to Italy, and especially to Naples, whence originated the term a€œIl vizio Inglesea€a#39;.14 Burton wasanbsp;...


Title:Italian Sexualities Uncovered, 1789-1914
Author: Valeria P. Babini, Chiara Beccalossi, Lucy Riall
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan - 2015-03-25
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