To Kiss the Chastening Rod : Domestic Fiction and Sexual Ideology in the American Renaissance / G.M. Goshgarian.

Examining ideas about masturbation, female sexuality, the family, and post-Calvinist religion that shaped the readership of popular woman's fiction, To Kiss the Chastening Rod shows that passionlessness was the privileged theme of a pervasive discourse which sought to exert social control throu...

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Main Author: Goshgarian, G. M. (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press, [2019]
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