Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Publication Date: June 16, 2003
Binding: Hardback Book
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Marie Duplessis, La Paiva and La Presidente were all representatives of the golden age of the French courtesan during the reign of Emperor Napoleon III. This study offers a portrayal of the lives of the great 19th-century courtesans and seeks to disentangle myth from reality.