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The Female Thermometer: Eighteenth-Century Culture and the Invention of the Uncanny by Terry Castle1995
Gide's Bent: Sexuality, Politics, Writing by Michael Lucey1995
The Erotic Imagination: French Histories of Perversity by Vernon A. Rosario1997
Great Mirrors Shattered: Homosexuality, Orientalism, and Japan by John Whittier Treat1999
The Mismeasure of Desire: The Science, Theory, and Ethics of Sexual Orientation by Edward Stein1999
Roman Homosexuality: Ideologies of Masculinity in Classical Antiquity by Craig A. Williams1999
The Whore's Story: Women, Pornography, and the British Novel, 1684-1830 by Bradford K. Mudge2000
Outlaw Representation: Censorship and Homosexuality in Twentieth-Century American Art by Richard Meyer2002

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