Works Cited


Courtesans: Bernheimer, Charles. Figures of Ill Repute, Duke University Press, Durham and London, 1997.



Lorettes: Green, Nicholas. The Spectacle of Nature: Landscape and bourgeois culture in 19th century France, Manchester University Press, Manchester and New York, 1990.

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Madams and Street Walkers:

First quote: Corbin, Alain Women for Hire: Prositution and Sexuality in France after 1850. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts; London, England. Page 140.

Second quote: Ibid, Page 142

Third Quote: Ibid; Page 137.

The entire content of the regulations page is from: Harsin, Jill. Policing Prostitution in Nineteeth Century Paris, Princeton University Press. Page 52-53.

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