Fanny Hill: memoirs of a woman of pleasure

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Language:
English
Description
Forced by the death of her parents to seek her fortune in London, Fanny Hill is duped into prostitution by an old procuress. In Mrs Brown's bawdy-house the naive young woman begins her sexual initiation - progressing from innocence to curiosity and desire - and soon embarks on her own path in pursuit of pleasure, until she at last finds true love. John Cleland's story of Fanny's rise to respectability was denounced after its publication by the then Bishop of London as 'an open insult upon Religion and good manners', while James Boswell called it 'a most licentious and inflaming book'. But beside its highly entertaining and boisterous depictions of a startling variety of sexual acts, Fanny Hill stands as one of the great works of eighteenth-century fiction for its unique combination of parody, erotica and philosophy of sensuality.
Also in This Series
More Like This
More Copies In Prospector
Loading Prospector Copies...
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 54f5864c-b3d6-41f4-83a1-62fae97b90bd
Grouping Title fanny hill memoirs of a woman of pleasure
Grouping Author cleland john
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-03-05 03:57:15AM
Last Indexed 2019-07-17 04:34:21AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author Cleland, John, 1709-1789.
author2-role ProQuest (Firm)
author_display Cleland, John
available_at_boulder Boulder Main Library
detailed_location_boulder Boulder Main Adult Fiction, Ebrary (Boulder)
display_description
format_boulder Book, eBook
format_category_boulder Books, eBook
id 54f5864c-b3d6-41f4-83a1-62fae97b90bd
item_details Ebrary (Boulder):EBC3314350|EBC3314350|Ebrary (Boulder)|Online Ebrary (Boulder)|eBook|eBook|1|false|true|Ebrary (Boulder)||https://0-ebookcentral-proquest-com.nell.flatironslibrary.org/lib/boulder-ebooks/detail.action?docID=3314350||Available Online||Ebrary (Boulder)||, ils:.b17007549|.i21304646|Boulder Main Adult Fiction|F Clel|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Mar 03, 2019|bmfca||
itype_boulder , hardcover book
last_indexed 2019-07-17T10:34:21.91Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
local_callnumber_boulder F Clel
owning_library_boulder Boulder Public Library
owning_location_boulder Boulder Main Library
publishDate 1973, 2001
record_details Ebrary (Boulder):EBC3314350|eBook|eBook||English|Alex Catalogue,|2001.|151 p., ils:.b17007549|Book|Books||English|Peebles Press Int'l.,|c1973.|218 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_boulder
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
Ebrary (Boulder):EBC3314350 EBC3314350 Available Online Available Online false true false false false false
ils:.b17007549 .i21304646 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 70, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20
series Peebles classic library
series_with_volume Peebles classic library|
subject_facet Electronic books, England -- Fiction, Erotic fiction, Erotic stories, London (England) -- Fiction, Prostitutes -- Fiction, Women -- Sexual behavior -- Fiction
title_display Fanny Hill : memoirs of a woman of pleasure
title_full Fanny Hill : memoirs of a woman of pleasure / John Cleland, Fanny Hill [electronic resource] : memoirs of a woman of pleasure / by John Cleland
title_short Fanny Hill :
title_sub memoirs of a woman of pleasure
topic_facet Prostitutes, Sexual behavior, Women