Prostitution in Elizabethan and Jacobean Comedy

Synopsis

"By examining the changing attitudes toward 'the oldest profession,' Professor Haselkorn is able fully to document the changes in Renaissance society; by focusing on the whore she is able to discover a great deal about attitudes towards women in general and toward marriage (which is sometimes regarded as the whore's salvation) and other institutions...."--Bibliotheque d'Humanisme et Renaissance

Additional information

Contributors:
Includes content by:
  • Thomas Dekker
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Troy, NY
Publication year:
  • 1983

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