Franklin

Sodomites, pederasts, and tribades in eighteenth-century France : a documentary history / edited by Jeffrey Merrick.

Publication:
University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2019] , ©2019
Format/Description:
Book
xviii, 251 pages ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Homosexuality -- France -- History -- 18th century -- Sources.
Homosexuality.
France.
Form/Genre:
History.
Sources.
Summary:
"Examines same-sex relations in eighteenth-century France through a variety of sources, translated and annotated by the author, including police records and other archival documents, news collections, traditional and Enlightenment texts, and literary works. Addresses the routine surveillance of the Parisian subculture as well as textual representations of same-sex relations"--Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Reports from the Archives of the Bastille
Reports of the Watch/Guard and the Commissaires
Reports of the Swiss Guards in the Champs-Elysées and the Commissaires
Reports of Commissaires Foucault and Desormeaux
Gossip and slander
Tradition
Enlightenment
Fictions.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Merrick, Jeffrey, editor.
ISBN:
9780271083353
0271083352
OCLC:
1082291776
Publisher Number:
99980890904
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