Sex seen : the emergence of modern sexuality in America.
Berkeley, CA : California University Press, 1997. Paperback. xi,176 pp. Condition : very good. ISBN 0520209559[KEYWORDS: SOCIOLOGY, *, gender, sexuality. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 192496
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Instead of telling the familiar story of steadily increasing liberation of sexual urges, Ullman chronicles the complex confusions and negotiations of an increasingly public sexual discourse. She relates how laws against cross-dressing gained force at the same time that female impersonation became popular in vaudeville acts, how images of prostitutes were changed by the commercialization of the female body in advertising and film, and how visible expression of female desire was submerged in rape and divorce proceedings.
Ullman blends social history, textual analysis, and film and performance criticism to explain how sexuality and desire became an essential part of personal identity in this century. Her keen, accessible account of a community on the brink of the modern era offers a provocative interpretation of the seeds of our sexual present.
Über den Autor: Sharon Ullman is Assistant Professor of History at Bryn Mawr College.
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