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'Not worse than other girls': the convent-based rehabilitation of fallen women in Victorian Britain

By Susan Mumm

Abstract

Focuses on the convent-based rehabilitation of fallen women in Victorian Britain. Penitentiaries for sexually and morally outcast females; Cultural issues; Description of penitentiary work; Sexually transgressive penitents; Cases; Category of fallen women; Typical life of a fallen servant

Year: 1996
OAI identifier: oai:oro.open.ac.uk:82
Provided by: Open Research Online

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