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  Contributor Biography:  George S. Rousseau 
 
George S. Rousseau, who taught for many years at UCLA, is Regius Professor of English and Director of the Thomas Reid Institute at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland. He has published widely in the areas of eighteenth-century literature, science, medicine, and the history of sexuality.

Entries by George S. Rousseau

literature >> English Literature: Restoration and Eighteenth Century

Throughout the Restoration and eighteenth century, sodomitical characters were both presented and pilloried in literature.

literature >> Scriblerians

The "Scriblerians," an all-male club flourishing in the early eighteenth century, remains among the most thoroughly homosocial literary groups to be found in modern history.

literature >> Travel Literature

Travel has afforded gays and lesbians both freedom from the restraints of their own cultures and the erotic stimulus of exotic sexual customs and partners.

   

 

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