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A return to modesty : discovering the lost virtue

Author: Wendy Shalit
Publisher: New York, NY : Free Press, ©1999.
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In a presentation that involves both historical examination and personal accounts, the author looks at what has happened to modesty and proposes this modesty as "a way to preserve a sense of the erotic in our lives."--Jacket.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shalit, Wendy, 1975-
Return to modesty.
New York, NY : Free Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)652232566
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wendy Shalit
ISBN: 0684843161 9780684843162
OCLC Number: 39655016
Description: 291 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. 1. The Problem. 1. The War on Embarrassment. 2. Postmodern Sexual Etiquette, from Hook-up to Checkup. 3. The Fallout. 4. New Perversions --
pt. 2. The Forgotten Ideal. 5. Forgiving Modesty. 6. The Great Deception. 7. Can Modesty Be Natural? 8. Male Character --
pt. 3. The Return. 9. Against the Curing of Womanhood. 10. Modesty and the Erotic. 11. Pining for Interference. 12. Beyond Modernity --
A Modest Conclusion: Innocence --
App. Some Modest Advice.
Responsibility: Wendy Shalit.
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At the same time that young women today enjoy the right to unparalleled opportunities, the author, Wendy Shalit, argues there has been a marked increase in sexual harassment and date-rape. This book  Read more...

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Norman Lamm President, Yeshiva UniversitySurveying the scene of contemporary sexual mores, Wendy Shalit has the courage to announce the Emperor is naked. Written with style, passion, and plenty of Read more...

 
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