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January 2009, 18:1

Journal of the History of Sexuality

Special Issue: Feminine Sexual Pathologies in Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century Europe

Guest Editors: Peter Cryle and Lisa Downing

Introduction: Feminine Sexual Pathologies
Peter Cryle and Lisa Downing
From Lamarck to Aberration: Nature, Hierarchies, and Gender
Caroline Warman
Female Sterilization and Artificial Insemination at the French Fin de Siècle: Facts and Fictions
Michael Finn
"A Terrible Ordeal from Every Point of View": (Not) Managing Female Sexuality on the Wedding Night
Peter Cryle
Housewife or Harlot? Sex and the Married Woman in Nineteenth-Century France
Rachel Mesch
Theorizing Female Inversion: Sexology, Discipline, and Gender at the Fin de Siècle
Heike Bauer
The Origin of Italian Sexological Studies: Female Sexual Inversion, ca. 1870–1900
Chiara Beccalossi
Murder in the Feminine: Marie Lafarge and the Sexualization of the Nineteenth-Century Criminal Woman
Lisa Downing
Rethinking Gendered Perversion and Degeneration in Visions of Sadism and Masochism, 1886–1930
Alison Moore
Selfish Passions and Artificial Desire: Rereading Clérambault's Study of "Silk Erotomania"
Peta Allen Shera