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The Cultural Politics of Perversion: Augustine, Shakespeare, Freud, Foucault

By Jonathan Dollimore »»» I want to say something about the intellectual context out of which this paper grew, acutely aware of the problems facing humanities departments in both the US and the UK, and the seemingly grim outlook for them in the future. This essay argues that perversion is not only a culturally central phenomenon but, thereby, also a crucial category for cultural analysis.