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    Whore Biographies, 1700-1825: part I

    Peakman, Julie, ed. (2007) Whore Biographies, 1700-1825: part I. Abingdon, UK: Routledge. ISBN 9781851968060.

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    Book synopsis: 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.


    Item Type: Book
    School: School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > History, Classics and Archaeology
    Depositing User: Sarah Hall
    Date Deposited: 12 Jun 2017 08:51
    Last Modified: 12 Jun 2017 09:33


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