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September 29, 1934

Rhythm of Life: A Guide to Sexual Harmony for Women

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By Sofie Lazarsfeld. Translated by Karsten and E. Pelham Stapelfeldt. Cloth. Price, $5. Pp. 329, with 12 illustrations. New York: Greenberg, 1934.

JAMA. 1934;103(13):1018. doi:10.1001/jama.1934.02750390062033

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Recent years have seen the publication of a considerable number of works attempting to educate the public as to proper sex relations in life. This volume, by a woman physician, is addressed primarily to women. It discusses the development of marriage among the various peoples of the world. It then outlines the mechanism of sexual intercourse. It considers the position which woman occupies in modern society and calls attention to a rhythm of sex interest which apparently is to be followed carefully by those who wish to make the most of the physical side of married life. The author is inclined to recommend training in eroticism as a concomitant of a successful sex career. The concluding chapters of the book deal with cases from practice and the author's method of handling them. Presumably, in an effort to make the book more interesting to its readers, the publisher has supplied a

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