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The Resource The female body in medicine and literature, edited by Andrew Mangham and Greta Depledge

The female body in medicine and literature, edited by Andrew Mangham and Greta Depledge

Label
The female body in medicine and literature
Title
The female body in medicine and literature
Statement of responsibility
edited by Andrew Mangham and Greta Depledge
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This title features essays that explore literary texts in relation to the history of gynaecology and women's surgery. It demonstrates how fiction and medicine have a long-established tradition of looking towards each other for inspiration and elucidation in questions of gender
Cataloging source
E7B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1979-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Mangham, Andrew
  • Depledge, Greta
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English literature
  • Women in literature
  • Human body in literature
  • Medicine in literature
  • Literature and medicine
  • Gynecology
  • Gynecology
  • Obstetrics
  • Women's health services
  • Human Body
  • Medicine in Literature
  • Women
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • English literature
  • Gynecology
  • Gynecology
  • Human body in literature
  • Literature and medicine
  • Medicine in literature
  • Obstetrics
  • Women in literature
  • Women's health services
  • Great Britain
Label
The female body in medicine and literature, edited by Andrew Mangham and Greta Depledge
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 'Made in imitation of real women and children':obstetrical machines in eighteenth-century Britain
  • Pam Lieske
  • Transcending the sexed body: reason, sympathy, and 'thinking machines' in the debates over male midwifery
  • Sheena Sommers
  • Emma Martin and the manhandled womb in early Victorian England
  • Dominic Janes
  • Narrating the Victorian vagina: Charlotte Brontë and the masturbating woman
  • Emma L.E. Rees
  • 'Those parts peculiar to her organization': some observations on the history of pelvimetry, a nearly forgotten obstetric sub-specialty
  • Joanna Grant
  • Introduction
  • 'She read on more eagerly, almost breathlessly': Mary Elizabeth Braddon's challenge to medical depictions of female masturbation in The doctor's wife
  • Laurie Garrison
  • Mrs. Robinson's 'Day-book of iniquity': reading bodies of/and evidence in the context of the 1858 Medical Reform Act
  • Janice M. Allan
  • Rebecca's womb: irony and gynaecology in Rebecca
  • Madeleine K. Davies
  • Representations of illegal abortionists in England, 1900-1967
  • Emma L. Jones
  • Afterword: reading history as/and vision
  • Karin Lesnik-Oberstein
  • Andrew Mangham and Greta Depledge
  • 'Difficulties, at present in no Degree clear'd up': the controversial mother, 1600-1800
  • Carolyn D. Williams
  • Monstrous issues: the uterus as riddle in early modern medical texts
  • Lori Schroeder Haslem
  • Surveilling the secrets of the female body: the contest for reproductive authority in the popular press of the seventeenth century
  • Susan C. Staub
Control code
ocn732956425
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 231 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781781386545
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt5p6bjx
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)732956425
Label
The female body in medicine and literature, edited by Andrew Mangham and Greta Depledge
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 'Made in imitation of real women and children':obstetrical machines in eighteenth-century Britain
  • Pam Lieske
  • Transcending the sexed body: reason, sympathy, and 'thinking machines' in the debates over male midwifery
  • Sheena Sommers
  • Emma Martin and the manhandled womb in early Victorian England
  • Dominic Janes
  • Narrating the Victorian vagina: Charlotte Brontë and the masturbating woman
  • Emma L.E. Rees
  • 'Those parts peculiar to her organization': some observations on the history of pelvimetry, a nearly forgotten obstetric sub-specialty
  • Joanna Grant
  • Introduction
  • 'She read on more eagerly, almost breathlessly': Mary Elizabeth Braddon's challenge to medical depictions of female masturbation in The doctor's wife
  • Laurie Garrison
  • Mrs. Robinson's 'Day-book of iniquity': reading bodies of/and evidence in the context of the 1858 Medical Reform Act
  • Janice M. Allan
  • Rebecca's womb: irony and gynaecology in Rebecca
  • Madeleine K. Davies
  • Representations of illegal abortionists in England, 1900-1967
  • Emma L. Jones
  • Afterword: reading history as/and vision
  • Karin Lesnik-Oberstein
  • Andrew Mangham and Greta Depledge
  • 'Difficulties, at present in no Degree clear'd up': the controversial mother, 1600-1800
  • Carolyn D. Williams
  • Monstrous issues: the uterus as riddle in early modern medical texts
  • Lori Schroeder Haslem
  • Surveilling the secrets of the female body: the contest for reproductive authority in the popular press of the seventeenth century
  • Susan C. Staub
Control code
ocn732956425
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 231 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781781386545
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt5p6bjx
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)732956425

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