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Author Sigel, Lisa Z., 1965- author.

Title Making Modern Love : Sexual Narratives and Identities in Interwar Britain / Lisa Z. Sigel.

Published Philadelphia PA : Temple University Press, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (259 pages).
Series Sexuality Studies
Sexuality studies.
Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Contents Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Narratives and Identity -- 1. Reading Matters -- 2. Reading Married Love -- 3. Fashioning Fetishism from the Pages of London Life -- 4. Mr. Hyde and the Cross-Dressing Kink -- 5. Whipping Stories in the Pages of the PRO -- Conclusion: Narratives and History -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- Illustrations.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary After the Great War, British men and women grappled with their ignorance about sexuality and desire. Seeking advice and information from doctors, magazines, and each other, they wrote tens of thousands of letters about themselves as sexual subjects. In these letters, they disclosed their uncertainties, their behaviors, and the role of sexuality in their lives. Their fascinating narratives tell how people sought to unleash their imaginations and fashion new identities. Making Modern Love shows how readers embraced popular media-self-help books, fetish magazines, and advice columns-as a source of.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Gender identity -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Marriage -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Sex -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781439908068 (electronic bk.)
1439908060 (electronic bk.)
9781439908044 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9781439908051 (pbk. ; alk. paper)