Tuesday, February 02, 2010

Sexology pioneer Havelock Ellis

Today according to Australian Eastern Standard Time when this item was posted

1859 Havelock Ellis (d. July 8, 1939), British psychologist, author (Sexual Inversion; The Task of Social Hygiene; The Dance of Life) and sociologist noted for his studies of human sexual behaviour, and one-time resident of Sydney, Australia.

In about 1877, Ellis was at 18 years of age the stand-in headmaster of Grafton Grammar School, Grafton being a northern regional city of New South Wales not far from where this almanac is produced. His Australian experience informed his only novel, Kanga Creek (1922) ...

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