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Love for sale : representing prostitution in imperial Russia

Love for sale : representing prostitution in imperial Russia

Material type
단행본
Personal Author
Lucey, Colleen, author.
Title Statement
Love for sale : representing prostitution in imperial Russia / Colleen Lucey.
Publication, Distribution, etc
Ithaca :   Northern Illinois University Press, an imprint of Cornell University Press,   2021.  
Physical Medium
xii, 253 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Statement
NIU series in Slavic, East European, and Eurasian studies
ISBN
9781501758867
요약
"During the nineteenth century, Russian writers and artists explored the sex worker's trade, creating iconic works of literature and fine art. This book examines how such representations chart growing concerns about the challenge such sexually transgressive women posed to the social order"--
Content Notes
Russia's Babylon: prostitution in St. Petersburg -- Safety valves of social passions": regulating commercial sex -- Tricks of the trade: elite prostitution and the art of seduction -- The dowerless bride on Russia's marriage market -- "Hyenas in bonnets": the madam and her milieu -- Commodifying domestic bliss: the kept woman in Russian fiction -- Continuity through change: sex work from the imperial period to today
Bibliography, Etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-2469) and index.
Subject Added Entry-Topical Term
Prostitutes in literature. Prostitutes in art. Russian literature --19th century --Social aspects. Prostitution --Social aspects --Russia. Prostitution --Russia --History --19th century. Sex in literature. Sex in art.
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Contents information

Table of Contents

Introduction: Policing Russia''s Public Women
1. Russia''s Babylon: Prostitution in St. Petersburg
2. "Safety Valves of Social Passions": Regulating Commercial Sex
3. Tricks of the Trade: Elite Prostitution and the Art of Seduction
4. The Dowerless Bride on Russia''s Marriage Market
5. "Hyenas in Bonnets": The Madam and Her Milieu
6. Commodifying Domestic Bliss: The Kept Woman in Russian Fiction
Conclusion: Continuity through Change-Sex Work from the Imperial Period to Today

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