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Pleasure bound : Victorian sex rebels and the new eroticism / Deborah Lutz.

Author/creator Lutz, Deborah
Format Book and Print
Edition1st ed.
Publication InfoNew York : W.W. Norton & Company, ©2011.
Description331 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
Contents Pleasures taken -- Erotic melancholia -- Erotic faith -- The seductress and the bluestocking -- Men together -- The grove of the evangelist -- Cannibals and other lovers of men -- Feasting with panthers -- Collectors and pornographers -- The science of sex -- Burton's exotica -- Cabinets of curiosity.
Abstract Describes two groups of iconoclastic bohemians, the Cannibal Club and the Aesthetes, who created a taboo-loving counterculture of sexual deviance and pleasure that ran below the surface of stuffy Victorian London.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2010027029
ISBN0393068323 (hardcover)
ISBN9780393068320 (hardcover)

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