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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
Creator
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NLM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1979-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mangham, Andrew
Dewey number
  • 820.93522
  • 618.100941
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
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
  • Women
Label
The female body in medicine and literature, edited by Andrew Mangham and Greta Depledge
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
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 Bronte 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
FIEb17065987
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 231 pages
Isbn
9781846314728
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)665138350
Label
The female body in medicine and literature, edited by Andrew Mangham and Greta Depledge
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
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 Bronte 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
FIEb17065987
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 231 pages
Isbn
9781846314728
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)665138350

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