Kishtainy, Khalid THE PROSTITUTE IN PROGRESSIVE LITERATURE
London/New York: Allison & Busby, (1982). 0850314399 / 9780850314397 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration a detail of ''The Salon in the Rue des Moulins'' by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. 144 pages, one photograph, notes, index.
A study of the prostitute in literature, particularly as represented by writers of the last hundred years, including Dumas, Dickens, Balzac, Dostoevsky, Hardy, Maupassant, Tolstoy, Brecht, Genet, Sartre, and the non-European authors Ekwensi and Mahfuz.