Nineteenth-Century Pornography Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Nineteenth-Century Literary Criticism)


Beaujour, Michel. “Exemplary Pornography: Barrès, Loyola, and the Novel.” In The Reader in the Text: Essays on Audience and Interpretation, edited by Susan R. Suleiman and Inge Crosman, pp. 325-49. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1980.

Explores the notion of literature, particularly novels, as a corrupting influence on women and children.

Bernardo, Susan M. “Seductive Confession in Mary Shelley's Mathilda.” In Gender Reconstructions: Pornography and Perversions in Literature and Culture, edited by Cindy L. Carlson, Robert L. Mazzola, Susan M. Bernardo, pp. 42-52. Aldershot, England: Ashgate, 2002.


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