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Sexing the text [electronic resource] : the rhetoric of sexual difference in British literature, 1700-1750 / Todd C. Parker.

By: Parker, Todd C, 1965-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, 2000Description: 1 online resource (x, 218 p.).ISBN: 0585276110 (electronic bk.); 9780585276113 (electronic bk.).Other title: Rhetoric of sexual difference in British literature, 1700-1750.Subject(s): English literature -- History and criticism | Sex differences (Psychology) in literature | English language -- Rhetoric | Sex differences in literature | Human body in literature | Masculinity in literature | Femininity in literature | Sex role in literature | Sex in literature | Litt�erature anglaise -- Histoire et critique | Diff�erences entre sexes (Psychologie) dans la litt�erature | Anglais (Langue) -- Rh�etorique | Corps humain dans la litt�erature | Masculinit�e dans la litt�erature | F�eminit�e dans la litt�erature | R�ole selon le sexe dans la litt�erature | Sexualit�e dans la litt�erature | LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh | Electronic booksGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Sexing the text.DDC classification: 820.9/3538/0905 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction: Sexuality and the "Natural" Subject of the Early Eighteenth Century Onania: Self-Pollution and the Danger of Female Sexuality Swift and the Political Anus Pope's To Cobham and To a Lady: Empiricism and the Synecdochic Woman Haywood's Philidore and Placentia, or What the Eunuch Lost Reading the Rhetoric of Sexual Difference in Cleland's Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-209) and index.

Introduction: Sexuality and the "Natural" Subject of the Early Eighteenth Century 1 -- 1 Onania: Self-Pollution and the Danger of Female Sexuality 31 -- 2 Swift and the Political Anus 49 -- 3 Pope's To Cobham and To a Lady: Empiricism and the Synecdochic Woman 81 -- 4 Haywood's Philidore and Placentia, or What the Eunuch Lost 119 -- 5 Reading the Rhetoric of Sexual Difference in Cleland's Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure 135.

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