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ISBN: 1853815179 / ISBN-13: 9781853815171

City of Dreadful Delight: Narratives of Sexual Danger in Late-Victorian London

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  • City of Dreadful Delight: Narratives of Sexual Danger in Late-Victorian London (Virago Press Ltd) – Trade paperback (1992)
    by Judith R. Walkowitz

    City of Dreadful Delight: Narratives of Sexual Danger in Late-Victorian London

    Trade paperback, Virago Press Ltd
    1992
    English
    400 pages

    ISBN: 1853815179
    ISBN-13: 9781853815171

    Late-Victorian London, city of dreadful delight with the new pleasures of the music hall, West End shopping, and the mingling of high and low life where women of every class challenged the traditional privileges of a male elite. It was a city also of sexual repression and the policing of women, of sexual scandal and danger. In this brilliantly illuminating study, Walkowitz shows how these narratives played out complex dramas of power, politics and sexuality, and how they influenced the writing of journalism and fiction and ... Show more

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