New Perspectives on Sir Richard Burton: Orientalism, The Cannibal Club and Victorian Ideas of Sex, Race and Gender

New Perspectives on Sir Richard Burton: Orientalism, The Cannibal Club and Victorian Ideas of Sex, Race and Gender

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Hardcover, Academica Pr Llc, 2014, ISBN13 9781936320875, ISBN10 1936320878
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"A research monograph on the mid-Victorian rise of Sir Richard Burton, Orientalism and the phenomenon of the Cannibal Club is overdue as, although it has been dealt with superficially many times, there has never been a book length treatment which focusesclearly on the whole arc of its historical development and its relevance to the undercutting of the standard view of the Victorians as almost exclusively prudish and deeply moralistic about sex and pornography. Furthermore, the importance of the CannibalClub extends beyond the subject of sexuality and into the fields of race and gender. This book length treatment would gives the opportunity to examine the ways in which this secretive men's club both reflected and helped to create some extreme Victorian ideas about race, sex and gender which, although a background theme to the more acceptable moral righteousness of the period, nevertheless has reverberated with powerful emphasis, even down to the present day. The result of this has been

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"A research monograph on the mid-Victorian rise of Sir Richard Burton, Orientalism and the phenomenon of the Cannibal Club is overdue as, although it has been dealt with superficially many times, there has never been a book length treatment which focusesclearly on the whole arc of its historical development and its relevance to the undercutting of the standard view of the Victorians as almost exclusively prudish and deeply moralistic about sex and pornography. Furthermore, the importance of the CannibalClub extends beyond the subject of sexuality and into the fields of race and gender. This book length treatment would gives the opportunity to examine the ways in which this secretive men's club both reflected and helped to create some extreme Victorian ideas about race, sex and gender which, although a background theme to the more acceptable moral righteousness of the period, nevertheless has reverberated with powerful emphasis, even down to the present day. The result of this has been

Hardcover, Academica Pr Llc, 2014, ISBN13 9781936320875, ISBN10 1936320878

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Number of Pages: 187
Original Languages: English
Author: Wallen, John
Book Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Academica Pr Llc
Publication Date: January, 2016
ISBN-13: 9781936320875
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 6.25 x 9.25 x 1.00 Inches
ISBN-10: 1936320878
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