Alexander Comfort (February 10, 1920 - March 26, 2000) was a medical professional, anarchist, pacifist and writer, best known for The Joy of Sex, which played a part in what is often called the sexual revolution. He was also the author of many other books on a variety of topics. February 10 is the 41st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January January 3 - Babe Ruth is traded by the Boston Red Sox to the New York Yankees for $125,000, the largest sum ever paid for a player at that time. ... March 26 is the 85th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (86th in leap years). ... This article is about the year 2000. ... Anarchism is a generic term describing various political philosophies and social movements that advocate the elimination of hierarchy and imposed authority. ... Pacifism is the opposition to war or violence as a means of settling disputes. ... The Joy of Sex was a ground-breaking sex manual by Alex Comfort, M.D., Ph. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...
No such Liberty (1941) - novel
Three new Poets (1942) - Alex Comfort, Roy McFadden, Ian Serraillier
A Wreath for the Living (1942)
The Power House (1944) - novel
The Song of Lazarus (1945)
Outlaw of the Lowest Planet by Kenneth Patchen (1946) - Preface by Alex Comfort
Art And Social Responsibility (1946)
The Signal to Engage (1946)
Peace and Disobedience (1946) - pamphlet
Barbarism And Sexual Freedom (1948) - non-fiction
On This Side Nothing (1949) - novel
Authority And Delinquency In The Modern State (1950)
Sexual Behaviour In Society (1950) - non-fiction
And All But He Departed (1951)
A Giant's Strength (1952) - novel
Come out to Play (1961) - novel
Haste to the Wedding (1962)
Darwin and the Naked Lady (1962) - articles
Sex in Society (1963) - non-fiction
Koka Shastra (1964)
The Joy of Sex: A Gourment Guide to Lovemaking (1972)
Come out to Play (1975)
I And That: Notes On The Biology of Religion (1979)
Poems for Jane (1979)
Reality And Empathy: Physics, Mind, And Science In The 21st Century (1984)
Writings Against Power and Death (1994)
Kenneth Patchen (December 13, 1911âJanuary 8, 1972) was an American poet and painter. ...
Biography of Alex Comfort - with attention to his anarchist politics
See the Alex Comfort Page in the Anarchist Encyclopedia
Find-A-Grave profile for Alex Comfort
Categories: 1920 births | 2000 deaths | British anarchists | British non-fiction writers | University College London alumni | United Kingdom writer stubs
AlexComfort was psychiatry lecturer at Stanford University.
Comfort is on record as having rather despised his sex books, for all they had made him so amazingly rich, and wanting to be remembered for his poetry, politics, novels and science.
Professor AlexComfort, British-born physician, novelist, anarchist, pacifist, well-known as the author of "The Joy of Sex: A Gourmet Guide to Lovemaking" and psychiatry lecturer at Stanford between 1974 and 1983 died March 26 after suffering the last in a series of strokes.
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