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    Whore Biographies, 1700-1825: part II

    Peakman, Julie, ed. (2007) Whore Biographies, 1700-1825: part II. Abingdon, UK: Routledge. ISBN 9781851968077.

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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: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Historical Studies
    Depositing User: Sarah Hall
    Date Deposited: 12 Jun 2017 09:35
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 17:33


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