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Freewomen, patriarchal authority and the accusation of prostitution, Stephanie Lynn Budin

Table Of Contents
Cover -- Half Title -- Series Page -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Table of Contents -- List of figures -- Acknowledgements -- Chapter 1: Introduction -- Definitions -- Prostitute -- Freewoman -- The problem of methodology -- Language -- Fiction and non-fiction -- Notes -- Chapter 2: Ḫarīmtu -- The KAR.KID -- Lexical lists -- Literary references -- Legal texts -- Ration lists -- KAR.KID = ḫarīmtu -- The ḫarīmtu -- Literature -- (Speaking of) Law codes -- Omens and curses -- Legal documents -- The KAR.KID/Ḫarīmtu as Freewoman -- Notes -- Chapter 3: Hetaira -- Chronology and sources -- An early chronology of the hetaira -- Sources: comedy and law (aka: fiction) -- Changes in culture -- Western influences -- Changes in definitions -- Athenaios' Deipnosophistai -- Charging for sex -- Sex without charge -- Women for hire -- Hetaira = pornê??? -- Retrying Neaira -- Excursus: Phanô -- (Excursus: hooker names) -- Neaira and Porneia -- What is a hetaira? -- Hetaira as Freewoman -- Notes -- Chapter 4: Cortigiana: The (so-called) cortigiana onesta -- Sources -- Fiction -- Non-fiction (probably) -- Origins -- The wife problem -- The celibacy problem -- Terminology (or: whom are we actually studying here?) -- Cortigiane and curiales -- A negative curial reaction -- Prostitutes or not? -- Payment for sex -- Sex without payment (?) -- Sex as payment (?) -- Issue -- Ambivalence -- Economics -- Clothes make the man and confuse the women -- Education and art -- Problems with being a courtesan -- Good marriage -- Good death -- Courtesan as Freewoman -- Not daughter-of-a-man -- Ambivalent wives -- Notes -- Chapter 5: Geisha -- Intersectionality -- History and evolution (to the coming of the Westerners) -- Geisha in the age of poverty (early twentieth century) -- Ways of selling sex geisha-style -- Masuda Sayo -- Geesha girls
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
1 online resource (328 pages)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9780429243523

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