Common Women: Prostitution and Sexuality in Medieval England (Studies in the History of Sexuality)

Common Women: Prostitution and Sexuality in Medieval England (Studies in the History of Sexuality)

Ruth Mazo Karras


via a delicate use of a large choice of imaginitive and didactic texts, Ruth Karras exhibits that whereas prostitutes as contributors have been marginalized inside medieval tradition, prostitution as an establishment was once crucial to the medieval knowing of what it intended to be a girl. this significant paintings may be of curiosity to students and scholars of heritage, women's experiences, and the historical past of sexuality.

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