The Literary History of Sexuality (panel)
This panel addresses the relationship between sexuality and literature in the long eighteenth
century. Critics and
historians, from a variety of perspectives, have suggested that "something happened" to
practices) of the sexual and the literary in and around the eighteenth century--although what
was remains an open question. Accordingly, this panel will explore the mutually shaping
sexuality and literature, from Restoration to Romanticism. Engagements with Foucault
sympathetic) are welcome but not essential.