Solitary Pleasures: The Historical, Literary, and Artistic Discourses of Autoeroticism
A collection of sixteen essays on the discourse of autoeroticism from the sixteenth century to the present. These essays bring the sexual imagination and erotic autonomy into the field of cultural history. Illuminating and innovative.
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