Grub Street Snob
- BuyFanny Hill in Bombay: The Making and Unmaking of John Cleland by Hal Gladfelder
Johns Hopkins, 311 pp, £28.50, July 2012, ISBN 978 1 4214 0490 5
Sex began in academia a decade later than it did for Philip Larkin. From the rise of the women’s movement to the postmodern cult of the perverse, few themes have been more persistent in literature departments than sexuality. For most people, writing about multiple orgasms is known as pornography; in academia, it can win you a chair.