John Cleland Essays
Marriage in Pamela and Fanny Hill College
Class and gender chiefly governed British society in the eighteenth century and the opportunities for a woman to achieve social and financial security were scarce. In this society men of the upper class governed the female identity. This...
A Woman of Many Pleasures: "Sapphic" Desire in 'Fanny Hill' College
The rise of the novel in mainstream 18th century English society, and the potential for complex identity formation through its narrative structure, provided a new medium for pornographic writing and consumption. Intersecting this rise, the word “...