City of Dreadful Delight: Narratives of Sexual Danger in Late-Victorian London

  title={City of Dreadful Delight: Narratives of Sexual Danger in Late-Victorian London},
  author={C. Morgan and Judith R. Walkowitz},
  journal={Labour/Le Travail},
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