Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 5580
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Karras , Ruth Mazo.
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  • Title: Sex, Money, and Prostitution in Medieval English Culture [both secular and religious literature provide examples of female lust connected with greed, particularly in the case of prostitutes].
  • Source: Desire and Discipline: Sex and Sexuality in the Premodern West.  Edited by Jacqueline Murray and Konrad Eisenbichler.  University of Toronto Press, 1996.  Pages 201 - 216.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Economics in Literature Literature- Verse Prostitutes in Literature Sexuality in Literature Women in Literature
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  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 14- 15
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  • Author's Affiliation: Temple University
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  • Year of Publication: 1996.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0802007805