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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (3): 31–56.
Published: 01 September 2012
... persecution and mutual terrorizing that ensue evoke the relation between sodomy and blackmail. Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 R The Arrest of Caleb Williams: Unnatural Crime, Constructive Violence, and Overwhelming Terror...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (1): 21–46.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Shef Rogers This essay clarifies the bibliographical history of the three published accounts of the sufferings of a Dutch sailor abandoned on Ascension Island in 1726 for sodomy, but is ultimately less concerned with what actually happened than with how the story was represented in each of three...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (3): 41–60.
Published: 01 September 2019
... and exposed them to disgrace. Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 Béthune homosexuality Jean Benjamin de La Borde Voltaire sodomy Eighteenth- Century Life Volume 43, Number 3, September 2019 doi 10.1215/00982601-7725727 Copyright 2019 by Jeffrey Merrick 4 1 Father, Lackey, Son...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 144–147.
Published: 01 January 2009
..., there are no entries in the index for homosexuality, or sodomy, or buggery. Sodomy is men- tioned in the chapter on popular erotic or bawdy literature when Lyons dis- cusses criminal trial collections reprinted in the colonies, but otherwise, homo- sexual behavior seems to be nonexistent, as far as Lyons...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (1): 22–38.
Published: 01 January 2007
... of these documents is a now well-known letter from the imprisoned novelist John Cleland to Newcastle’s law clerk Lovel Stanhope, in which Cleland compares his own case to that of “the Son of a Dean and Grandson of a Bishop [who] was mad and wicked enough to Publish a Pamphlet evidently in defence of Sodomy...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (1): 69–91.
Published: 01 January 2004
... for Sodomy; Nature and the Laws of God require it. —Daniel Defoe, Conjugal Lewdness (1727) The new gay reading of The Life and Strange Surprising Adventures of Rob- inson Crusoe (London, 1719) treats Daniel Defoe’s famous novel as a case history of homosexual repression. According to Hans Turley...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 32–46.
Published: 01 April 2001
... the shoulder) could stand for unnatural sexual- ity. The point of these pointy shoes is the “sodomy” Anselm and his fol- lowers obliquely attributed to Rufus and his court, a charge later made explicit by Ordericus Vitalis (1075–1142) in his Ecclesiastical History.23 Hume...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (1): 119–123.
Published: 01 January 2016
... the age of twelve were criminal. As Kushner tells us, “The madams who discussed their customers’ and clients’ sexual tastes reported, in addition to 122   Eighteenth-Century Life vaginal intercourse, sodomy and masturbation.” Flagellation and intercrural intercourse were common, while oral sex...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (3): 115–126.
Published: 01 September 2007
... eff eminacy and sodomy seem somewhat outdated. Acknowledging critiques of and alternatives to Trumbach’s work by such scholars as George Haggerty, Gentility, Governance, and Race 1 2 1 Jonathan Goldberg, and Cameron McFarlane, to name just three, would have...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 132–137.
Published: 01 January 2009
...: Sodomy and the Emergence of Gender Equality in Modern Culture, 1660 – 1750,” Hidden from History: Reclaiming the Gay and Lesbian Past, ed. Martin Duberman, et al. (Markham: New American Library/Penguin, 1989), 129 – 40, and “Sodomitical Subcultures, Sodomitical Roles, and the Gender Revolution...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (1): 114–124.
Published: 01 January 2010
... and sodomy (a 1780 edition of Shakespeare’s sonnets had uncovered their homoeroticism). As any reader of the famous “Preface” knows, Wordsworth was both fascinated and alarmed by poetry’s erotically charged pleasures. Nagle reads Wordsworthian retrospection and contempla- tion as “Romantic control...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (2): 1–27.
Published: 01 April 2014
..., Sodomy, and the Lash: Piracy, Sexuality, and Masculine Identity (New York: New York Univ., 1999), 130. The chief negative response was Charles Gildon’s parody, The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Mr. D  —— ​ De F —, of London, Hosier, who Has liv’d above fifty Years by himself...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 135–146.
Published: 01 April 2001
... their being defenders of the “true Protestant” cause. As he notes in The History of the League (1684), “Religion” was the “pretence” of Shaftesbury’s party, but “Swearing, Drunkenness, Blasphe- mies, and worse sins than Adultery” (i.e., sodomy) were its “Badges...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (1): 39–61.
Published: 01 January 2007
... Press 39 40 Eighteenth-Century Life Practice of that unnatural detestable and odious crime of Sodomy upon the Twenty third Day of January in the twenty third year of the Reign of our said present Sovereign Lord George the second by the Grace of God of Great...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 51–74.
Published: 01 September 2020
..., Defoe s Robinson Crusoe 7 1 Tropicopolitans: Colonialism and Agency, 1688 1804 (Durham: Duke Univ., 1999); and Hans Turley, Rum, Sodomy, and the Lash: Piracy, Sexuality, and Masculine Identity (New York: New York Univ., 1999); 16. Thus Brett McInelly, in Expanding Empires, Expanding Selves...