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Corpo e sensibilidade em Luciola, de José de Alencar

Author(s): Valdeci Rezende Borges

Journal: OPSIS : Revista do Departamento de História e Ciências Sociais
ISSN 1519-3276

Volume: 7;
Issue: 8;
Start page: 86;
Date: 2007;
Original page

Keywords: Corpo | prostituição e sensibilidades masculinas e femininas.

The goal is to perceivehow the issues about the selling ofthe feminine body, to the satisfactionof men’s sexual pleasure, as well asthe cultural practices and feelingspresent in the world of luxury prostitutionin Rio de Janeiro in themiddle XIXth century are representedin José de Alencar’s novelLucíola.
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