Sex Scandal And Celebrity In Late Eighteenth Century England

Author: M. Kinservik
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9781349538546
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This book tells the story of the bitter feud between the Duchess of Kingston and the actor, Samuel Foote, which resulted in a pair of scandalous trials in London in the revolutionary year of 1776.

The Origins Of Sex

Author: Faramerz Dabhoiwala
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019993939X
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For the older tradition, see Keith Thomas, 'Cases of Conscience in
SeventeenthCentury England', in John Morrill et al. (eds), Public Duty and Private
Conscience in ... Marcia Pointon, 'The Lives of Kitty Fisher', British Journal for
EighteenthCentury Studies 27 (2004); ODNB, Catherine Maria Fischer; OED, '
cause célêbre'; cf. Sara Maza, Private Lives and Public Affairs ... Sex, Scandal,
and Celebrity in Late EighteenthCentury England (2007). 8. See e.g. London
Chronicle viii. 353 ...

City Of Laughter

Author: Vic Gatrell
Publisher: Walker & Company
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Drawing upon the satirical prints of the eighteenth century, the author explores what made Londoners laugh and offers insight into the origins of modern attitudes toward sex, celebrity, and ridicule.

Roles Of Authority

Author: Cheryl Wanko
Publisher: Texas Tech University Press
ISBN: 9780896724990
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"Of interest to historians of theater and popular culture alike, Roles of Authority shows the ways in which performers entered into discourses of authority during the eighteenth century.

The Scandalous Lady W

Author: Hallie Rubenhold
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 147352475X
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First published with the title Lady Worsley’s Whim, read the book behind the major new BBC drama starring Natalie Dormer (Game of Thrones, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay) It was the divorce that scandalised Georgian England.

New Books On Women Gender And Feminism

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University of North Carolina Press, 2007. 374p. ill. bibl. index. $39.95, ISBN
9780807831014. (CH 03/07, p.1127) SELLING SONGS AND SMILES: THE
SEXTRADE IN HEIAN AND KAMAKURA JAPAN. Goodwin, Janet R. University of
Hawaii Press, 2006. 208p. ill. bibl. index. $48.00, ISBN 08248.30687. SEX,
SCANDAL, AND CELEBRITY IN LATE EIGHTEENTHCENTURY ENGLAND.
Kinservik, Matthew J. Palgrave Macmillan, 2007. 272p. ill. bibl. index. $69.95,
ISBN 9781403979926.

In Bed With The Georgians

Author: Mike Rendell
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ISBN: 1473884381
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This book is lavishly illustrated in colour and contains a useful glossary of many aspects of the world of the sex trade in London two and a half centuries ago.

The Gordon Riots

Author: Ian Haywood
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 052119542X
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A new and controversial perspective on the causes, personalities and consequences of the most devastating urban riots in British history.

Rival Queens

Author: Felicity Nussbaum
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 9780812206890
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In eighteenth-century England, actresses were frequently dismissed as mere prostitutes trading on their sexual power rather than their talents. Yet they were, Felicity Nussbaum argues, central to the success of a newly commercial theater.