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Bisexuality: A Critical Reader

1st Edition

Edited by Merl Storr

Routledge

256 pages

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pub: 1999-03-25
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Description

Bisexuality: A Critical Reader presents the essential primary texts on bisexuality from the last 100 years in an easy-to-read format. Exploring this often controversial concept from a range of perspectives, this book places bisexuality in its historical and cultural context and explores its many meanings and uses. Merl Storr's introductions give a straightforward overview of the texts included and sets them clearly in the context of debates on bisexuality.

This collection includes pieces by:

* Henry Havelock Ellis

* Sigmund Freud

* Alfred C. Kinsey, Wardell B. Pomeroy and Clyde E. Martin

* and Hélèn Cixous.

Table of Contents

Henry Havelock Ellis: Extracts from 'Studies in the Pyschology of Sex' Volume 1, Sigmund Freud: Extract from 'Three essays on the Theory of Sexuality' Alfred C. Kinsey, Wardell B. Pomeroy and Clyde E. Martin: Extracts from 'Sexual Behaviour in the Human Male' Marjorie Garber: Extracts from 'Vice Versa: Bisexuality and the Eroticism of Everyday' Helene Cixous: Extract from 'The Laugh of the Medusa'.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LIT000000
LITERARY CRITICISM / General
SOC012000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Gay Studies
SOC017000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Lesbian Studies