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The other Victorians

a study of sexuality and pornography in mid-nineteenth-century England.

by Steven Marcus

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Published by Basic Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
    • Pornography -- England -- History -- 19th century,
    • Sex customs -- England -- History -- 19th century

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesStudies in sex and society,, 1
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR468.P6 M3 1966
      The Physical Object
      Pagination292 p.
      Number of Pages292
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5989365M
      LC Control Number66019926
      OCLC/WorldCa310139

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The Other Victorians Book Summary and Study Guide. Steven Marcus Booklist Steven Marcus Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Other Victorians; The traditional view of Victorian society was that it was overly puritanical in its attitudes towards sex. Marcus shows that if this is true, it is only true for some and moreover that.