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The Erotic Imagination: French Histories of Perversity
Drawing upon the writings of literary figures such as Diderot, Rousseau, Zola, Flaubert, and Huysmans, and physicians and psychologists such as Tardieu, Binet, and Charcot, Vernon Rosario argues that the modern idea of the perverse first emerged in late 18th-century France and was shaped largely by the strange confluence of medical writings, patient confessions, and litera ...more
Hardcover, 244 pages
Published October 9th 1997 by Oxford University Press, USA
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