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A serious study of flogging and flagellation in English society by the author of The Assassination of Garcia Lorca and biographer of Dali


10 thoughts on “The English Vice: Beating, Sex and Shame in Victorian England and After (Paperduck)

  1. Jo Jo says:

    This academic study was published in the 1970s and looks at the correlation between the Victorian obsession with flagellation and early sexual awakening If you re looking for titillation, this is not for you It s a serious book even if it has a slightly naughty theme Amazing what you find in your local library.


  2. Francis Jarman Francis Jarman says:

    An in depth study of a weird subject weird, that is, if you are not personally a flagellomane , Ian Gibson s book is often disgusting and occasionally horrific, but entertaining by way of its rich social and cultural detail and the light that it sheds on the peculiar behaviour of certain in other respects eminent Victorians Today The English Vice first appeared in 1978 there might be rather less psychoanalytic speculation otherwise, this is a superb example of how to handle such a topic w An in depth study of a weird subject weird, that is, if you are not personally a flagellomane , Ian Gibson s book is often disgusting and occasionally horrific, but entertaining by way of its rich social and cultural detail and the light that it sheds on the peculiar behaviour of certain in other respects eminent Victorians Today The English Vice first appeared in 1978 there might be rather less psychoanalytic speculation otherwise, this is a superb example of how to handle such a topic without being salacious or voyeuristic