Shakespeare's Perfume

Drawing on theology, alchemy, psychoanalysis, philosophy, and literary criticism, Shakespeare's Perfume explores how the history of aesthetics and the history of sexuality are fundamentally connected.

Shakespeare's Perfume
Sodomy and Sublimity in the Sonnets, Wilde, Freud, and Lacan

Richard Halpern

2002 | 134 pages | Cloth $34.95
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Table of Contents

Introduction
Chapter 1. Shakespeare's Perfume
Chapter 2. Theory to Die For: Oscar Wilde's The Portrait of Mr. W.H.
Chapter 3. Freud's Egyptian Renaissance: Leonardo da Vinci and a Memory of His Childhood
Chapter 4. Lacan's Anal Thing: The Ethics of Psychoanalysis

Notes
Bibliography
Index
Acknowledgments