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Crimes of Passion : Repräsentationen Der Sexualpathologie Im Frühen 20. Jahrhundert/

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English and German essays explore sexual pathology during the 20th century from the perspectives of undermining sciences, inspiring arts, and judging normality. The topics include sexology and literature: on the uses and abuses of fiction; hospitable reading: an approach to life writings of gender and sexual "deviant," inverted acts, ****** identities, and criminal desire in Germany 1864-1914; Adolf Loos, Henry van de Velde, ornament, and crime; normativity and deviance in Richard von Krafft-Ebing's Psychopathia sexualis; and sexuality, forensic psychiatry, and their patients in 20th-century Britain. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Edition: Bilingual
Number of Pages: 370
Genre: Social Science, Literary Criticism
Sub-Genre: Research
Series Title: Spectrum Literaturwissenschaft / Spectrum Literature
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: De Gruyter
Language: German
Street Date: October 29, 2015
TCIN: 23947356
UPC: 9783110419900
Item Number (DPCI): 247-49-9561

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