The Resource Orgasm and the West : a history of pleasure from the 16th century to the present, Robert Muchembled ; translated by Jean Birrell

Orgasm and the West : a history of pleasure from the 16th century to the present, Robert Muchembled ; translated by Jean Birrell

Label
Orgasm and the West : a history of pleasure from the 16th century to the present
Title
Orgasm and the West
Title remainder
a history of pleasure from the 16th century to the present
Statement of responsibility
Robert Muchembled ; translated by Jean Birrell
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Cataloging source
UKM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Muchembled, Robert
Dewey number
306.7
Index
index present
Language note
Translated from the French
LC call number
HQ12
LC item number
.M8313 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sex customs
  • Sex
  • Orgasm
Label
Orgasm and the West : a history of pleasure from the 16th century to the present, Robert Muchembled ; translated by Jean Birrell
Instantiates
Publication
Note
First published in French as L'Ogasme et L'Occident
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-301) and index
Contents
  • Pt. II.
  • Imprints: Pleasure in Pain (Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries)
  • 2.
  • Masculine, Feminine: Individuals and Their Bodies
  • Representing and talking about oneself
  • fragility of the Self
  • role of women
  • fluidity of bodies
  • 3.
  • Carnal Pleasures, Mortal Sins
  • Year of Pleasure
  • Forbidden passions
  • joys of sex
  • Pleasure and sin
  • Pt. III.
  • Cycles: Vice and Virtue (1700-1960)
  • 4.
  • Eroticism of the Enlightenment
  • pornographic flood
  • Sex within measure
  • art of the 'I'
  • Pt. I.
  • 5.
  • Beneath the Victorian Veil (1800-1960)
  • Controlling sex
  • Sexuality, a shameful, even fatal, sickness
  • Through the looking glass
  • Pt. IV.
  • Revolutions? The Heritage of the Sixties
  • 6.
  • Era of Pleasure (From 1960 to Our Own Day)
  • sexual bombshell : the Kinsey Report
  • Orgasm and the West
  • discovery of the female orgasm
  • Towards a new sexual contract?
  • Conclusion: The Narcissistic Society
  • 1.
  • Carnal Knowledge
  • birth of the individual
  • Is it all down to sex?
  • conquest of female pleasure
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 323 p.
Isbn
9780745638768
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u1958453-01umb_inst
  • 1783853
  • (OCoLC)233939847
Label
Orgasm and the West : a history of pleasure from the 16th century to the present, Robert Muchembled ; translated by Jean Birrell
Publication
Note
First published in French as L'Ogasme et L'Occident
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-301) and index
Contents
  • Pt. II.
  • Imprints: Pleasure in Pain (Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries)
  • 2.
  • Masculine, Feminine: Individuals and Their Bodies
  • Representing and talking about oneself
  • fragility of the Self
  • role of women
  • fluidity of bodies
  • 3.
  • Carnal Pleasures, Mortal Sins
  • Year of Pleasure
  • Forbidden passions
  • joys of sex
  • Pleasure and sin
  • Pt. III.
  • Cycles: Vice and Virtue (1700-1960)
  • 4.
  • Eroticism of the Enlightenment
  • pornographic flood
  • Sex within measure
  • art of the 'I'
  • Pt. I.
  • 5.
  • Beneath the Victorian Veil (1800-1960)
  • Controlling sex
  • Sexuality, a shameful, even fatal, sickness
  • Through the looking glass
  • Pt. IV.
  • Revolutions? The Heritage of the Sixties
  • 6.
  • Era of Pleasure (From 1960 to Our Own Day)
  • sexual bombshell : the Kinsey Report
  • Orgasm and the West
  • discovery of the female orgasm
  • Towards a new sexual contract?
  • Conclusion: The Narcissistic Society
  • 1.
  • Carnal Knowledge
  • birth of the individual
  • Is it all down to sex?
  • conquest of female pleasure
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 323 p.
Isbn
9780745638768
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u1958453-01umb_inst
  • 1783853
  • (OCoLC)233939847

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