Table of contents for Blake, Sexuality and Bourgeois Politeness / Susan Matthews.

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Introduction; 1. 'Happy copulation': visual enthusiasm and the sexual gaze; 2. Fuseli and the 'female dream' of Europe; 3. A history of softness: William Hayley and the triumphs of temper; 4. The essay on old maids and the learned lady; 5. Cowper's fear: nature, population, apocalypse; 6. Blake reads Richardson: anthologies, annotation and cultures of reading; 7. A 'blank in nature': Blake and cultures of mourning; 8. Adultery at the turn of the century.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Blake, William, -- 1757-1827 -- History and criticism.
Sex in literature.
Sex role in literature.
Sentimentalism in literature.
Blake, William, -- 1757-1827 -- Contemporaries.
Art and literature -- England -- History -- 18th century.
Art and literature -- England -- History -- 19th century.
Literature and society -- England -- History -- 18th century.
Literature and society -- England -- History -- 19th century.
LITERARY CRITICISM / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh -- bisacsh.