Henry Havelock Ellis, known as Havelock Ellis (2 February 1859 – 8 July 1939), was a British physician and psychologist, writer, and social reformer who studied human sexuality. He was co-author of the first medical textbook in English on homosexuality in 1897, and also published works on a variety of sexual practices and inclinations, including transgender psychology. He is credited with introducing the notions of narcissism and autoeroticism, later adopted by psychoanalysis. Like many progressive thinkers of his era, he supported eugenics and served as president of the Galton Institute.
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... Edith Mary Oldham Ellis née Lees (1861 – 1916) was a British writer and women's rights activist ... She was married to the early sexologist Havelock Ellis ... She joined the Fellowship of the New Life and met Havelock Ellis in 1887 at a meeting ...
... The Criminal (1890) The New Spirit (1890) The Nationalisation of Health (1892) Man and Woman A Study of Secondary and Tertiary Sexual Characteristics (1894) (revised 1929) translator Germinal (by Zola) (1895) (reissued 1933) Sexual Inversion (1897) (with J.A ... Symonds) Affirmations (1898) The Evolution of Modesty, The Phenomena of Sexual Periodicity, Auto-Erotism (1900) The Nineteenth Century (1900) Analysis of the Sexual Impulse, Love and Pain, The Sexual Impulse in Women (1903) A Study of British Genius (1904) Sexual Selection in Man (1905) Erotic Symbolism, The Mechanism of Detumescence, The Psychic State in Pregnancy (1906) The Soul of Spain (1908) Sex in Relation to Society (1910) The Problem of Race-Regeneration (1911) The World of Dreams (1911) The Task of Social Hygiene (1912) Impressions and Comments (1914–1924) (3 vols.) Essays in War-Time (1916) The Philosophy of Conflict (1919) On Life and Sex Essays of Love and Virtue (1921) Kanga Creek An Australian Idyll (1922) Little Essays of Love and Virtue (1922) The Dance of Life (1923) Sonnets, with Folk Songs from the Spanish (1925) Eonism and Other Supplementary Studies (1928) The Art of Life (1929) (selected and arranged by Mrs ...
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