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The origin of the world : science and fiction of the vagina

Author
Drenth, Jelto, 1946-
Preferred Title
Oorsprong van de wereld. English
Title
The origin of the world : science and fiction of the vagina / Jelto Drenth.
Format
Book
Published
London : Reaktion, 2008.
Description
304 p. : ill. : 24 cm.
Notes
This translation originally published: 2005.
Includes bibliographical references.
Translated from the Dutch.
Contents
  • On femininity
  • Searching for words
  • The anatomy of the female genitals : the facts
  • Physiology : on the (sexual) function of the genital organs
  • Virginity
  • The power of Freudian ideas
  • On reproduction
  • Women's sex problems
  • Clitoridectomy
  • The physician and the uterus
  • The vibrator
  • The scent of women
  • Fear and loathing of femininity
  • Idealization and worship of the female genitals.
Kinsey subjects
Vagina.
Vibrators.
Virginity.
Clitoridectomy.
Uterus and cervix.
Sex behavior--Female.
Sex in literature.
ISBN
9781861894069 (pbk.)
1861894066 (pbk.)

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
604.3 D74 o7 2008
Location
Auxiliary Library Facility - Kinsey Institute