Impotence: A Cultural History by Angus McLaren
University Of Chicago Press; 1 edition | April 15, 2007 | English | ISBN: 0226500764 | 350 pages | PDF | 3 MB
As anyone who has watched television in recent years can attest, we live in the age of Viagra. From Bob Dole to Mike Ditka to late-night comedians, our culture has been engaged in one long, frank, and very public talk about impotence—and our newfound pharmaceutical solutions. But as Angus McLaren shows us in Impotence, the first cultural history of the subject, the failure of men to rise to the occasion has been a recurrent topic since the dawn of human culture.