Journals Higher Education



Published: 07 August 1997

240 Pages | 14 photos

ISBN: 9780195113921

Bookseller Code (AE)

The Mysterious Death of Mary Rogers

Sex and Culture in Nineteenth-Century New York

Amy Gilman Srebnick

Studies in the History of Sexuality

  • The sensational story of the life and death of Mary Rogers and how it changed the face of nineteenth-century New York
  • A fascinating examination of the history of New York City
  • Explores the death that inspired Edgar Allen Poe's "The Mystery of Marie Roget"
  • Touches on issues ranging from law and class roles to abortion and crime