The Language of Lust : The Sexual vocabulary of the 16th and 17t

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Huggett, Jane


This booklet is about the sexual language of the 16th and 17th centuries, concentrating especially on the Elizabethan and Jacobean period, with a few excursions into the 15th century. Many of the more commonly used words and phrases were current earlier and continued in use well after the end of the period, some are still used today. Most are what might be termed vulgar, ie not used in polite speech or writing, but I have also included euphemisms and polite terms.

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Softcover: 21 pages
Language: English
Illustrations: Black & White/Line Illustrations
Product Dimensions:21.0 x 14.5 x 0.3 cm

Staff Comments:

Shock ! Horror! Sex and the business of Sex is not the invention of the latest generation! For those interested in learning either the contemporary troopers version or the gentile version of how to talk sex, this is a pamphlett well worth investing in.

Contents; Body parts; The sexual act; Other sexual practices; The Sex business; Lecherous men and Promisicuous women; Gays and Lesbians; Sexual Insult and approbation; Sexual perverts and their perversions; Miscellaneous; Bibliography

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Weight 0.1 kg


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