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: 230
Forlag: Oxford University Press Inc
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Studies in the History of Sexuality
ISBN/EAN: 9780195124989
Kategori: Historie og Kulturhistorie
Omtale Common Women
A "Common Woman" in medieval England was a prostitute, distinguished as such less for taking money for sex than for belonging to all men in common. Karras's book tells the story of these women, their experiences, relations, and treatment under the law, and concludes that prostitution was central to the medieval understanding of feminity.

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