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The pursuit of pleasure [electronic resource] : gender, space & architecture in Regency London / Jane Rendell.

Author/Creator:
Rendell, Jane, 1967-
Publication:
London : Athlone Press, c2002.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (263 p.)
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Subjects:
Architecture and women.
Architecture -- England -- London -- History -- 19th century.
Feminism and architecture.
Space (Architecture) -- England -- London.
Women -- England -- London -- Social conditions.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
The Pursuit of Pleasure presents the figures of the rambler and the cyprian, the Eighteenth Century precursors to the Parisian flGneur and prostitute. The urban spaces traced by these figures were the clubs, sporting venues, operas, assembly rooms, street
Contents:
Contents; List of figures; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1: The Pursuit of Pleasure; Chapter 2: Life in London; Chapter 3: The Clubs of St James's - Public Patriarchy; Chapter 4: Almack's Assembly Rooms - Exchanging Property; Chapter 5: The Italian Opera House - Exchanging Looks; Chapter 6: Life in and out of London; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
1-4725-4583-4
1-282-70975-5
9786612709753
0-567-40536-2
OCLC:
650310279