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City of laughter

V. A. C. Gatrell

City of laughter

sex and satire in eighteenth-century London

by V. A. C. Gatrell

  • 230 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Atlantic in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Satire, English -- History and criticism,
  • English wit and humor -- England -- London -- History and criticism,
  • Sex customs -- England -- London -- History -- 18th century,
  • Sex customs in art,
  • Sex customs in literature,
  • London (England) -- Social life and customs -- 18th century,
  • London (England) -- Civilization -- 18th century,
  • London (England) -- History -- 18th century,
  • London (England) -- Social conditions -- 18th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 668-669) and indexes.

    StatementVic Gatrell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR935 .G38 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 696 p. :
    Number of Pages696
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17158942M
    ISBN 101843543214, 1843543222
    ISBN 109781843543213, 9781843543220
    LC Control Number2006491670

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