Mills 2009 Rape

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Author: Jennie Mills

Title: Rape in Early Eighteenth-Century London

Subtitle: A Perversion "so very perplex’d"

In: Sexual Perversions, 1670-1890

Edited by: Julie Peakman

Place: Basingstoke

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Year: 2009

Pages: 140-166

ISBN-10: 0230555101 – Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat | ISBN-13: 9780230555105 – Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat

Language: English

Keywords: 18th Century | English History



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Abstract: »The whole area of submissiveness and assertiveness is explored in the subject of rape in Chapter 6 by Jennie Mills. She investigates how, far from being seen as a perversion, rape was actually normalized through already extant imagery of violent seduction.« [Source: Julie Peakman. »Preface.« Sexual Perversions, 1670-1890. Edited by Julie Peakman. Basingstoke 2009: p. viii]


Added: August 10, 2013 | Last updated: August 10, 2013