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The Prostitute's Body : Rewriting Prostitution in Victorian Britain

By: Attwood, Nina.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.""The Body, Gender and Culture"": Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2015Description: 1 online resource (210 p.).ISBN: 9781317324256.Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Prostitute's Body : Rewriting Prostitution in Victorian BritainLOC classification: HQ185.A5 | A889 2015Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction: 'The Great Social Evil' - Representing the Victorian Prostitute; 1 White-Washed Sepulchres and Wives of Englishmen: William Acton's Representation of English Prostitutes; 2 From 'Masses of Rottenness' to the 'Queen's Women': The Report of the Royal Commission (1871); 3 Mothers, Sisters and Shameless Women: Josephine Butler and the Victorian Prostitute; 4 Mercy and Grace: Wilkie Collins and The New Magdalen; 5 My Secret Life and the Pornographic Representation of Prostitution
Conclusion: Countering the MythNotes; Works Cited; Index
Summary: Attwood examines Victorian attitudes to prostitution across a number of sources: medical, literary, pornographic.
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Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction: 'The Great Social Evil' - Representing the Victorian Prostitute; 1 White-Washed Sepulchres and Wives of Englishmen: William Acton's Representation of English Prostitutes; 2 From 'Masses of Rottenness' to the 'Queen's Women': The Report of the Royal Commission (1871); 3 Mothers, Sisters and Shameless Women: Josephine Butler and the Victorian Prostitute; 4 Mercy and Grace: Wilkie Collins and The New Magdalen; 5 My Secret Life and the Pornographic Representation of Prostitution

Conclusion: Countering the MythNotes; Works Cited; Index

Attwood examines Victorian attitudes to prostitution across a number of sources: medical, literary, pornographic.

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