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Tuesday, 27 December

33. The Prostitute and the Courtesan in Early Modern France

5:15–6:30 p.m., Conservatory, Washington Hilton

Program arranged by the Division on Seventeenth-Century French Literature

Presiding: Domna C. Stanton, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York

1. “The Prostitute and the Myth of Creation in the Histoire Tragique: Camus’s ‘La sanglante chasteté’ and de Rosset’s ‘Histoire X,’” Anna Rosner, McMaster Univ.

2. “On the Phantasmic Body of the Old Whore,” Domna C. Stanton

3. “Ninon de l’Enclos: The Courtesan as Moralist,” David R. Harrison, Grinnell Coll.

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