A Cultural History of Masturbation
Hardback 255pp Illustrated
9781861899194   Product Code: 22600
A consultant urologist and sexologist, Mels van Driel takes on the unmentionable and breaks the silence surrounding masturbation in order to help the world overcome its diffidence toward solo sex. Drawing on the work of doctors, sexologists, feminists and theologians, he explains what masturbation really is and describes the latest discoveries and developments on the subject; but also explores its treatment in art (various paintings and illustrations are reproduced), literature, poetry and music.