Eighteenth-Century British Erotica: Pt. II

Eighteenth-Century British Erotica: Pt. II

Hardback Eighteenth-Century British Erotica

General editor Alexander Pettit, General editor Patrick Spedding, Volume editor Janine Barchas, Volume editor Deborah Needleman Armintor, Volume editor Kevin Cope, Volume editor Lena Olsson, Volume editor Rictor Norton

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  • Publisher: Pickering & Chatto (Publishers) Ltd
  • Format: Hardback | 2072 pages
  • Dimensions: 156mm x 234mm x 165mm | 4,105g
  • Publication date: 31 March 2004
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1851967702
  • ISBN 13: 9781851967704

Product description

Comprises a variety of topics, from prostitution to flatulence, and paints a picture of the real and imaginative worlds inhabited by the people of eighteenth-century Britain. This title features a volume dedicated to homosexuality. It is intended for students of eighteenth century culture, queer theory, history of sexuality and book history.

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'[The editors] do a superb job, and the collection is essential for anyone studying the history of sexuality or low culture. Summing Up: Highly recommended. Graduate and above.'- J T Lynch, CHOICE

Table of contents

Part II Volume 6 Almonds for Parrots: or, A Soft Answer to a Scurrilous Satyr, Call'd, St. James's Park (1708); The Benefit of Farting Explain'd: or, The Fundament-All Cause of the Distempers Incident to the Fair Sex, Inquir'd Into (1722): Arse Musica; or, The Lady's Back Report to Don Fart-in-hand-o Puff-in dorst (1722); Monsieur Thing's Origin (1722); Serious and Cleanly Meditations upon a House of Office (1723); The Beau's Miscellany (1731); Spiritual Fornication. A Burlesque Poem (1732); The Harlot's Progress: or, The Humours of Drury-Lane (1732); Love in All Its Shapes: or, The Way of a Man with a Woman (1734); Pretty Doings in a Protestant Nation (1734); An Essay upon Improving and Adding, to the Strength of Great-Britain and Ireland, by Fornication (1735); A Genuine Epistle Written Some Time Since to the Late Famous Mother Lodge (1735) Volume 7 Kick Him Nan: or, A Poetical Description of a Wedding Night (1734); Kick Him Jenny, A Tale (1733; 1737); Drive on Coachman. An Humorous Tale (1739); A Merry Conversation Which Lately Pass'd between a Very Noted Quaker, and His Maid, upon a Very Merry Occasion (1739); The Cabinet of Love (1739); A Voyage to Lethe (1741); A Chinese Tale (1740); A Court Lady's Curiosity; or, The Virgin Undress'd (1741); A Spy on Mother Midnight: or, The Templar Metamorphos'd (1748); Adollizing: or, A Lively Picture of Adoll-Worship (1748) Volume 8 A Vindication of the Reformation, on Foot, among the Ladies, to Abolish Modesty and Chastity, and Restore the Native Simplicity of Going Naked (1755); Memoirs of the Voluptuous Conduct of the Capuchins (1755); Great News from Hell, or The Devil Foil'd by Bess Weatherby (1760); The Gentleman's Bottle-Companion (1768); An Eccentric Lecture on the Art of Propagating the Human Species (1783); A Private Advice (1783); An Heroic Epistle, from Sir Roger Sugar-Cane, Knt. and Bart. to Lady Maria C-n-y, Priestess Elect in the Cyprian Temple (1785?); Venus School-Mistress; or, Birchen Sports (1788?); The Description of a Bawdy-House (1800?) Volume 9 The Genuine History of Mrs. Sarah Prydden, Usually Called, Sally Salisbury, and Her Gallants (1723); Memoirs of Fanny Hill (1750); Engravings for Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure, by Hubert-Francois Gravelot (1766) Volume 10 Tunbridge-Walks: or, The Yeoman of Kent (1703); The Women-Hater's Lamentation (1707); The He-Strumpets: A Satyr on the Sodomite-Club (1707; 1710); The Play of Sodom, A Tragedy (1707); A New Ballad. To the Tune of Fair Rosamond (1708); The Second Part, Of the London Clubs (1709); Love-Letters between a Certain Late Nobleman and the Famous Beau Wilson (1723); An Epistle from Signora F----a to a Lady (1727); Plain Reasons for the Growth of Sodomy, in England (1730?); College-Wit Sharpen'd; or, The Head of a House, with, A Sting in the Tail (1739); The Pretty Gentleman: or, Softness of Manners Vindicated (1747); A Letter to David Garrick, Esq. from William Kenrick, LL.D. (including Love in the Suds; A Town Eclogue) (1772); Sodom and Onan. A Satire (1776); A Sapphick Epistle, from Jack Cavendish to the Honourable and Most Beautiful Mrs. D**** (1778?)