Female Perversions: The Temptations of Emma Bovary

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Anchor Books, Doubleday, 1991 - Femininity - 580 pages
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Louise J. Kaplan challenges the traditional view that perversion represents deviant sexual behavior in this "fascinating and ambitious new study".--The New York Times Book Review. "This masterful study breaks new ground in our understanding of sexuality, gender roles and the way modern society trivializes erotic expression".--Publishers Weekly.

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New York psychoanalyst Kaplan mixes Freudian theories with gender stereotyping and comes up with perversions--aberrant human behaviors designed to deceive the conscious mind and subvert anxieties ... Read full review

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Louise J. Kaplan is the author of "Oneness and Separateness" and "Adolescence: The Farewell to Childhood". She was director of child and adolescent clinical services at The Psychological Center of CUNY and is now engaged in private practice in New York City.

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