Heiress of All the Ages

Sex and Sentiment in the Genteel Tradition

Author:

William Wasserstrom

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William Wasserstron was an assistant professor of English at the University of Rochester and also taught at Adelphi and Swarthmore Colleges. His work has appeared in such magazines as Psychoanalysis, American Quarterly, and Yale Review.

Contents

Steel-engraving Ladies and Gibson Girls
The Antipodes of Love
The Lily and the Prairie Flower
Fortune's Darling
The Spirit of Myrrha
Nymph and Nun
Sugar and Spice

Conclusion
Notes

Index