It reminds us that sex was already understood as an arena of contest between the individual and society. Social order meant channeling and concealing our sexual emotions, and adhering to the unspoken agreement not to talk about them, at least not directly and in explicit terms. People might do unconventional things in private; but going public was taboo.
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However, I was expecting something completely different from this book. It turns out that this book is a parody. Imagine
Lest we think advice on sex, love, and marriage through the lens of psychology is a relatively recent phenomenon, however, a flood of such material for the general reader was already filling bookshelves by the s. Donald Freedheim, in the Handbook of Psychology 1describes the 20s as "the decade of popular Psychology. Among the more astute observers of this trend were authors James Thurber and E.
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No eBook available Amazon. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. James Thurber created some thirty volumes of humor, fiction, children's books, cartoons, and essays in just about as many years.
InE. But arguably most delightful of all is his collaboration with White himself: Is Sex Necessary? It is a disturbing question.
Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book. As it was, I had to compile my perception of sex from tattered fantasy novels and lurid novellas accidentally classified in the young adult section of my local library. The discovery, when I was twelve, of a suitcase stuffed with the most hardcore pornography imaginable - buried, like some hideous treasure, in the damp leaves of the woods - well, that did not help either.