The Honest Courtesan

Margaret F. Rosenthal University of Chicago Press

The Venetian courtesan has long captured the imagination as a female symbol of sexual license, elegance, beauty, and unruliness. What then to make of the cortigiana onesta—the honest courtesan who r

ISBN10 : 9780226728124 , ISBN13 : 0226728129

Page Number : 391

The Courtesan

Alexandra Curry Bonnier Publishing Fiction Ltd.

A sweeping historical epic of a young Chinese woman in imperial Europe - perfect for fans of Memoirs of a Geisha The year is 1881, the era of China's humiliation at the hands of imperialist Europe. Se

ISBN10 : 1785770152 , ISBN13 : 9781785770159

Page Number : 400

Whores In History

Nickie Roberts HarperCollins Publishers

"'If prostitution is the world's oldest profession, then men writing about it is certainly the second oldest.' It was to retrieve an important part of women's history from the hands of male writers -

ISBN10 : , ISBN13 : STANFORD:36105000278478

Page Number : 380