Part medical exposition covering the function of female genitalia from orgasm to pregnancy and part cultural history discussing contemporary and historical views of such aspects of the feminine as pubic hair, Freud's theories of coitus, and slang terms for the vagina, The Origin of the World is encyclopedic in its breadth, fascinating in its content, and familiar in its subject. However, through the decade he also began to expand his horizons into the realms of television and Hollywood. After multiple appeals, the drug conviction was finally reversed in Author of twenty books, his early criticism was published in the Partisan Review and the Kenyon Review. Marsha Van der Voort later testified under oath that she had planted the illegal substances just prior to the entrance of the police. During his time at Princeton, Fiedler frequently travelled to New York where he made connections in publishing, including with editors of Esquire magazine. While the legal case was ongoing, Fiedler managed to secure a position as visiting professor in The University of Sussex. The book offended many because of the manner in which Fiedler discusses the American literary tradition. Working from the assumption that sex is pleasurable and fulfilling insofar as its participants fully understand how it works, sexologist Jelto Drenth gives readers a guided tour of the complex, challenging, and often misunderstood "origin of the world. This lightly written exploration can be seen as both an owner's manual and a guide for the perplexed. In a move to create an exceptionally-staffed English department, Albert Spaulding Cook, chairman of English at The University of Buffalo, attempted to recruit various writers and critics from across the country in Women and men alike will benefit from its entertaining erudition and from its fundamental mission of demystifying sex and sexuality in the service of greater understanding and, from that understanding, greater pleasure. The scandal was disastrous for Fiedler; his home insurance was canceled by two different providers, and The University of Amsterdam reversed their decision to have him as a Fulbright lecturer. In , after an involved police surveillance operation, Fiedler was arrested on the charge of maintaining premises where banned substances were being used. After a stint as a Fulbright lecturer in the universities of Rome and Bologna lasting from to , Fiedler became the Chair of the Department of English in the University of Montana.