Author : William Acton (1813 -)

Title : Want of Sexual Feeling in the Female [1857] 1865

Keywords: Female sexuality, impotence, prostitution, London, marriage

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This extract from the fourth edition (1865) of William Acton’s The Functions and Disorders of the Reproductive Organs, in Childhood, Youth, Adult Age, and Advanced Life, Considered in the Physiological, Social, and Moral Relations [1857], is mainly devoted to the study of male sexuality in all its manifestations. This extract is taken from J.B. Taylor and S. Shuttleworth, Embodied Selves: an anthology of psychological texts, 1830-1980 (Oxford, 1998).

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