Berlin Coquette: Prostitution and the New German Woman, 1890-1933

Berlin Coquette: Prostitution and the New German Woman, 1890-1933

by Jill Suzanne Smith

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780801478345
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 12/03/2013
Series: Signale: Modern German Letters, Cultures, and Thought
Pages: 236
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Jill Suzanne Smith is Associate Professor of German at Bowdoin College.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Berlin's Bourgeois Whores

1. Sex, Money, and Marriage: Prostitution as an Instrument of Conjugal Critique

2. Righteous Women and Lost Girls: Radical Bourgeois Feminists and the Fight for Moral Reform

3. Naughty Berlin?: New Women, New Spaces, and Erotic Confusion

4. Working Girls: White-Collar Workers and Prostitutes in Late Weimar Fiction

Conclusion: Berlin Coquette

Bibliography
Index

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