Common Women (Heftet)

Prostitution and Sexuality in Medieval England

Serie: Studies in the History of Sexuality 


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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 1998
Antall sider: 232
Forlag: Oxford University Press Inc
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Studies in the History of Sexuality
ISBN/EAN: 9780195124989
Kategori: Historie og Kulturhistorie
Omtale Common Women
Through a sensitive use of a wide variety of imaginative and didactic texts, Ruth Karras shows that while prostitutes as individuals were marginalized within medieval culture, prostitution as an institution was central to the medieval understanding of what it meant to be a woman. This important work will be of interest to scholars and students of history, women's studies, and the history of sexuality.

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