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Painted Love by Hollis Clayson

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Painted Love
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Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0300047304
Number of pages: 224

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The volume illuminates not only the imagery of prostitution but also issues and problems relating to women and men in a patriarchal society. It discusses the conspicuous sexual commerce during this era and the resulting public panic about the deterioration of social life and mores and describes the system of regulating prostitutes and the subsequent rise of clandestine prostitutes, who were condemned both for blurring social boundaries and for spreading sexual licentiousness among their moral and social superiors.

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