Working, flirting and sex: courtship in 18th-century France | Curio

Working, flirting and sex: courtship in 18th-century France

12 mins | Jan 9, 2021

Conflict and disappointment — analysing dating tales from 300 years ago. Julie Hardwick, a history professor at the University of Texas at Austin, contemplates in Psyche magazine what 300-year-old experiences of heterosexual sex in stable, affectionate, consensual relationships can tell us about our own times.

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