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Multiple Wives, Multiple Pleasures: Representing the Harem, 1800-1875

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This is a critical study of French and British art and written texts (poetry, literature, travel accounts, art criticism) -- orientalist works about the harem produced in the period from 1800-1875. Original readings are provided for over 150 harem pictures, from well-known salon paintings to rarely published erotic popular prints and book illustrations. Multiple Wives, Mul ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published December 1st 2002 by Fairleigh Dickinson University Press
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