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physician and sexuality in Victorian America

by John S. Haller

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Published by Southern Illinois University Press in Carbondale .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Physicians -- United States -- Attitudes.,
    • Women -- United States -- Social conditions.,
    • Women -- Health and hygiene -- United States.,
    • Sex customs -- United States -- History.,
    • Social Environment -- United States.,
    • Morals.,
    • Sex Behavior -- history -- United States.,
    • Women -- history -- United States.,
    • Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice.,
    • United States -- Moral conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn S. Haller, Jr., and Robin M. Haller.
      ContributionsHaller, Robin M.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsR727.3 .H3126 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 331 p. :
      Number of Pages331
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1120869M
      ISBN 100809320096
      LC Control Number94047384

        In order to correct the much quoted calumnies of the 19th-century physicians, William Acton and Otto by sexual feelings and responses, Mr. Gay parades an astonishing and fascinating army of sexual. It seems like the topic of sex in Victorian literature is rife with misconceptions. How did the Victorians think about intimacy and eroticism?. It depends. On one hand, there’s a strong current of respectability in the nineteenth century. Many people (especially middle-class people) were very invested in presenting a pious, chaste version of sexual life.

        The Worm in the Bud: The World of Victorian Sexuality. (London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, ). Lewis, Robert M. From Traveling Show To Vaudeville Theatrical Spectacle In America, (The. An introduction to Victorian sexualities and a survey of current critical methods, these essays emphasize the remarkable variety of Victorian sexuality and the intricate particularity of sexual identities that shaped the way the Victorians thought about themselves. This absorbing collection will energize reflection on the complexity of human sexuality and on the many different arrays of.

        Text via Victorian Era. Female hysteria was once a common medical diagnosis, made exclusively in history of the notion of hysteria can be traced to ancient times. Galen, a prominent physician from the second century, wrote that hysteria was a disease caused by deprivation in particularly passionate women: hysteria was quite often in virgins, nuns, widows and, rarely, in . Foucault, M, (), The History of Sexuality, Vol.1, Penguin Books, London,Pg: 25 Purity, intellect, and puberty: Advice for the middle classes "It is of the highest importance to remove young girls from boarding-school, when they approach the age of puberty, in .


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Physician and sexuality in Victorian America by John S. Haller Download PDF EPUB FB2

No one has yet set the story of Victorian sexuality so firmly in the context of medical history.” ― Journal of American History “Men and women in late nineteenth-century America,” write John S.

Haller and Robin M. Haller, “faced a bewildering and conflicting array of roles forced on them by a newly industrialized society.”Cited by: No one has yet set the story of Victorian sexuality so firmly in the context of medical history.” — Journal of American History “Men and women in late nineteenth-century America,” write John S.

Haller and Robin M. Haller, “faced a bewildering and conflicting array of roles forced on them by a newly industrialized society.”. Get this from a library. The physician and sexuality in Victorian America. [John S Haller; Robin M Haller] -- "Although the middle class operated on a double standard, Victorian men faced enormous expectations and restrictions similar to the proscriptive role assigned Victorian.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Haller, John S., Jr., Physician and sexuality in Victorian America. Urbana, University of Illinois Press []. The Victorian era, defined as the period between and during the reign of Queen Victoria, was a time of great sexual awakening in women.

During this period, women's roles changed drastically from censored and submissive to educated owners of their bodies.

Sexual desire was thought to be a quality that only men should have in this time period (Degler, ). InRuth Smythers published a book in the Victorian era called Sex Tips for Husbands and Wives from She wrote guidelines for about how newlywed women should “endure” sex (White, ).

Some of her tips include. Elizabeth Blackwell (February 3, – ) was a British physician, notable as the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States, and the first woman on the Medical Register of the General Medical Council.

Blackwell played an important role in both the United States and the United Kingdom as a social awareness and moral reformer, and pioneered in promoting education. J.H. Kellogg, of Kellogg’s Cornflakes, created his famously bland food brand in order to help stave off masturbation in men.

According to The Victorian Guide to Sex: Desire and Deviance in the. Her book, The Technology of Orgasm—described at the time as a “secret history of female sexual arousal”—argued that clitoral massage was used as a medical technique for centuries.

It was a fact that spanking, flagellation, and images of sado-masochistic sex dominated Victorian pornography. More than 50% of all pornographic books published in the Victorian era had a flogging theme, perhaps reflecting the Public School background of many of its authors who would have been subjected to regular canings, beatings, and ritual.

Explorations of the diversity of Victorian sexuality thrive in academic and popular work, notably in the industries of neo-Victorian novels, and screen adaptations of Victorian works.

Fictions by authors such as Sarah Waters and Wesley Stace, and adaptations like Andrew Davies’s BBC serials Bleak House and Little Dorrit, are helping to shift. The Physician and Sexuality in Victorian America, Urbana, Chicago, and London,pp, Editorial: Review of European Legislation for Control of Prostitution, New Orleans Med Surg JIdeology and Sexuality among Victorian Women - Volume 10 Issue 2 - Nancy S.

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(shelved 1 time as 19th-century-medical) avg rating — 11, ratings — published   By the early 19th century, physician-assisted paroxysm was firmly entrenched in Europe and the U.S., and proved a financial godsend for many doctors. At the time, the public viewed physicians.

Zhang: A memorable phrase in your book comes from doctors praising the “laudable pus.” Why did 19th-century doctors believe that pus—which we. The Physician and Sexuality in Victorian America.

Creator. Haller, John S. and Haller, Robin M. Bibliographic Citation. The Role of Physicians in America's Sterilization Movement,  Haller, John S. () Related Items in Google Scholar ©— Bioethics Research Library. Victorian Sexuality: It is against this cultural and political horizon that an understanding of modern sexuality needs to be Victorian era of the nineteenth century, like no other period preceding it, became dominated by the belief that an individual's sex and sexuality form the most basic core of their identity, potentiality, social/political standing and freedom.

The fiction writers' question book: compiled and arranged / (Cambridge, Mass.: The Brattle book company, ), by John Allen Boughton (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) An explanatory and pronouncing dictionary of the noted names of fiction.

(Boston, Ticknor and Fields, ), by William A. Wheeler (page images at HathiTrust). Sex secrets of the Victorian age - EXPOSED A NEW book reveals the bizarre tips on marriage and beauty 19th-century ladies were given, including how too much passion could cause insanity or blindness.

The first blow job I ever gave (after methodically groping my way past all the bases) was an act of faith. After finally figuring out how to manually manage my boyfriend's strange vestigial organ.Now available in a new paperback edition, this survey is different in both breadth and scope from all other reports on sexuality in the United States.

It covers every topic imaginable, from a multicultural point of view, in order to reflect fully the complex society in which we live: the biological, psychological, social, and spiritual aspects of our sexual lives.In 'The Victorian Guide to Sex' Fern Riddell synthesises a wealth of material from marriage guides, newspapers, and the archives to bring us a more sophisticated and composite view of our ancestors.

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