Scenes of Seduction: Prostitution, Hysteria, and Reading Difference in Nineteenth-Century France (Paperback)

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This study demonstrates that three subjects traditionally discussed separately - prostitution, hysteria and the popular novel - share a discourse of marginality and of female marginality in particular, central to the 19th-century experience in France.

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ISBN: 9780231072076
ISBN-10: 0231072074
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication Date: February 3rd, 1994
Pages: 422
Language: English