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Wednesday, 29 December

409. Sex in the Eighteenth-Century City

10:15–11:30 a.m., 410, Philadelphia Marriott

Program arranged by the Division on Restoration and Early-Eighteenth-Century English Literature

Presiding: Lisa A. Freeman, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago

1. “Suing for Rape: Complicity and the Uses of Seduction in Old Bailey Rape Trials, 1700–60,” Toni Bowers, Univ. of Pennsylvania

2. “Working-Class Sex,” Sally E. O’Driscoll, Fairfield Univ.

3. “The Bawdy House Riots and Performative Sexuality,” Katherine M. Romack, Stanford Univ.

4. “Men about Town: The London Theater’s Footmen,” Kristina Marie Straub, Carnegie Mellon Univ.

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