Whore Biographies, 1700-1825, Part II: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Whore Biographies, 1700-1825, Part II

1st Edition

By Julie Peakman

Routledge

1,712 pages

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Hardback: 9781851968077
pub: 2007-01-01
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Whore Biographies is a two-part collection of selected texts focused on eighteenth-century sexuality and prostitution. The texts include autobiographies and biographies of courtesans, directories of whores, erotic poems dedicated to harlots, jocular descriptions of prostitutes and jest books on strumpets. The collection provides a useful resource for the study of sexuality, gender, women's studies and the literature and history of the eighteenth century.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LCO009000
LITERARY COLLECTIONS / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh