The History of Sexuality

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The History of Sexuality

An Introduction

By Michel Foucault; Alain Ed. Foucault

Vintage, Paperback, 9780679724698, 176pp.

Publication Date: April 14, 1990


The author turns his attention to sex and the reasons why we are driven constantly to analyze and discuss it. An iconoclastic explanation of modern sexual history.

About the Author
Michel Foucault (1926--84) is widely considered to be one of the most influential academic voices of the twentieth century and has proven influential across disciplines.

Praise For The History of Sexuality

"The Care of the Self shares with the writings on which it draws the characteristic of being carefully constructed, exquisitely reasoned and internally cogent." -- The New York Times Book Review

"Foucault is a thinker from whose writing one can infer lessons for our modern lives and dilemmas."-- Boston Globe