known as Havelock Ellis (2 February 1859 – 8 July 1939), was an English physician, writer, progressive intellectual and social reformer who studied human sexuality . He co-authored the first medical textbook in English on homosexuality in 1897, and also published works on a variety of sexual practices and inclinations, as well as on transgender psychology. He is credited [ by whom? ] with introducing the notions of narcissism and autoeroticism , later adopted by psychoanalysis . Ellis was among the pioneering investigators of psychedelic drugs and the author of one of the first written reports to the public about an experience with mescaline , which he conducted on himself in 1896. He supported eugenics and served as president [ when? ] of the Eugenics Society
The Criminal (1890)
The New Spirit (1890)
The Nationalisation of Health (1892)
Man and Woman: A Study of Secondary and Tertiary Sexual Characteristics (1894) (revised 1929)
Studies in the Psychology of Sex (1897–1928) six volumes (listed below).
translator: Germinal (by Zola ) (1895) (reissued 1933)
Das konträre Geschlechtsgefühl (in German). Leipzig: Wigand. 1896. with JA Symons
Studies in the Psychology of Sex . Vol 2 Sexual Inversion. 1897.
"Mescal: A New Artificial Paradise" . The Contemporary Review . LXXIII. 1898.
Studies in the Psychology of Sex . Vol 1 The Evolution of Modesty, The Phenomena of Sexual Periodicity, Auto-Erotism. 1900.
The Nineteenth Century (1900)
Studies in the Psychology of Sex . Vol 3 Analysis of the Sexual Impulse, Love and Pain, The Sexual Impulse in Women. 1903.
A Study of British Genius (1904)
Studies in the Psychology of Sex . Vol 4 Sexual Selection in Man. 1905.
Studies in the Psychology of Sex . Vol 5 Erotic Symbolism, The Mechanism of Detumescence, The Psychic State in Pregnancy. 1906.
The Soul of Spain (1908)
"The sterilisation of the unfit" . The Eugenics Review . 1 (3): 203. 1909. PMC 2986668 Freely accessible . PMID 21259474 .
Studies in the Psychology of Sex . Vol 6 Sex in Relation to Society. 1910.
The Problem of Race-Regeneration (1911)
The task of social hygiene . New York. 1912. p. 10.
"Birth control and eugenics" . The Eugenics Review . 9 (1): 35. 1917. PMC 2942166 Freely accessible . PMID 21259632 .
The World of Dreams (1911) (new edition 1926)
The Task of Social Hygiene (1912)
Impressions and Comments . in 3 volumes. 1924.
Essays in War-Time .
The Philosophy of Conflict (1919)
On Life and Sex: Essays of Love and Virtue (1921)
Kanga Creek: an Australian Idyll . The Golden Cockerel press. 1922.
Little Essays of Love and Virtue (1922)
The Dance of Life . 1923.
Sonnets, with Folk Songs from the Spanish (1925)
Eonism and Other Supplementary Studies (1928)
The Art of Life (1929) (selected and arranged by Mrs. S. Herbert)
More Essays of Love and Virtue (1931)
ed.: James Hinton: Life in Nature (1931)
Views and Reviews . 1932.
Psychology of Sex . 1933.
ed.: Imaginary Conversations and Poems: A Selection , by Walter Savage Landor (1933)
My Confessional (1934)
Questions of Our Day (1934)
From Rousseau to Proust (1935)
Selected Essays (1936)
Poems (1937) (selected by John Gawsworth ; pseudonym of T. Fytton Armstrong)
Love and Marriage (1938) (with others)
My life . Houghton Mufflin. 1939.
Sex Compatibility in Marriage (1939)
From Marlowe to Shaw (1950) (ed. by J. Gawsworth)
The Genius of Europe (1950)
Sex and Marriage (1951) (ed. by J. Gawsworth)
The Unpublished Letters of Havelock Ellis to Joseph Ishill (1954)