[Ads-l] Antedating of "Psychosexual"

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Mon Jun 1 13:39:31 UTC 2015


What's surprising about these antedatings is that they all come from a once
prominent writer.

JL

On Sun, May 31, 2015 at 8:34 PM, Shapiro, Fred <fred.shapiro at yale.edu>
wrote:

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> psychosexual (OED 1894)
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> 1892 Havelock Ellis _Letter to J. A. Symonds_ 21 Dec. in Sean Brady _John
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> ddington Symonds (1840-1893) and Homosexuality_ (2012) 235  I thought it
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> ght be desirable to give 3 or 4 cases of inverted sexuality or
> psychosexual=
>  hermaphroditism in distinguished men with some detail.
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> Fred Shapiro
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