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The book of the penis

Author: Maggie Paley; Sergio Ruzzier
Publisher: New York, NY : Grove Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Novelist, playwright, and journalist Maggie Paley immersed herself in the obsessive world of this most forthright of organs, looking for answers high and low. She pored over scholarly volumes, anthropology texts, and sex-shop glossies; interviewed sex workers, transsexuals, and phallus connoisseurs of all stripes; attended male strip shows and a Hindu lingam ceremony; visited web sites where men share masturbation  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maggie Paley; Sergio Ruzzier
ISBN: 0802116485 9780802116482 0802136931 9780802136930
OCLC Number: 40979848
Description: xiv, 242 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: pt. 1. The Nature of Penises. Ch. 1. Penis Physiology. Ch. 2. The Size Question --
pt. 2. Penis Culture. Ch. 3. Penis Worship. Ch. 4. Penises in Art. Ch. 5. Movie Penises. Ch. 6. Penis Language and Literature. Ch. 7. The Penis in Fashion --
pt. 3. Customized Penises. Ch. 8. Circumcision and Castration. Ch. 9. Male-to-Female: An Interview with Baby Dee. Ch. 10. Female-to-Male: An Interview with "Jack" Ch. 11. Design Your Own Dick --
pt. 4. The Secret Life of Men. Ch. 12. Masturbation. Ch. 13. Fellatio. Ch. 14. Ejaculation: Pro and Con. Ch. 15. Penis Entertainments. Ch. 16. Dicks on Film: An Interview with Bill Margold. Ch. 17. Hustling: An Interview with Richie Rich. Ch. 18. Penis Products. Ch. 19. Impotence.
Responsibility: Maggie Paley ; illustrations by Sergio Ruzzier.

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This handsomely designed bedside companion provides a daring, witty, and sophisticated look at the penis--from ancient Greece to the modern-day Internet. Line drawings.  Read more...

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