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Tainted Souls and Painted Faces: The Rhetoric of Fallenness in Victorian Culture
     

Tainted Souls and Painted Faces: The Rhetoric of Fallenness in Victorian Culture

by Amanda Anderson
 

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Examines the conception of prostitutes, adulteresses, seductees, and other sexually illicit women in mid-19th century England, focusing on their perceived lack of autonomy; and samples the conception's manifestation in the works of Charles Dickens, Elizabeth Gaskell, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, and Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780801427817
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
02/29/2000
Series:
2/5/1999
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

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