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Havelock Ellis
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Havelock Ellis
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Henry Havelock Ellis
Havelock Ellis studied medicine at St. Thomas's Hospital in London and graduated in 1889 with a Licentiate in Medicine, Surgery and Midwifery from the Society of Apothecaries. He was a skilled midwife, but only practiced medicine for a short time. In 1883, Ellis co-founded the Fellowship of the New Life, which aimed at the moral perfection of its members. Ellis was a strong proponent of sexual liberation and published a six-book series on the topic between 1897 and 1910. Within the psychedelic world, he is best known for his article "Mescal: A New Artificial Paradise", published in 1898.
Author of (Books)
  • My Life (posthumous)
  • The Dance of Life (1923)
  • The Erotic Rights of Women (1918)
  • Mescal: A New Artificial Paradise (1898)
  • Studies in the Psychology of Sex (1897-1910)
  • Sexual Inversion (1897)
  • Man and Woman (1894)
  • The Criminal (1890)
  • The New Spirit (1890)