Female Sexual Inversion: Same-Sex Desires in Italian and by Chiara Beccalossi

By Chiara Beccalossi

An exam of how girl same-sex wishes have been represented in quite a lot of Italian and British clinical writings, 1870-1920. It exhibits how the psychiatric type of sexual inversion used to be located along different clinical principles of same-sex wants, resembling the virago, tribade-prostitute, fiamma and gynaecological explanations.

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