Chung, Ji Won.

Picturing Women's Health. - 1st ed. - 1 online resource (223 pages) - eBooks on Demand Warwick Series in the Humanities . - Warwick Series in the Humanities .

Contents -- Acknowledgements -- List of Contributors -- List of Figures -- Introduction -- 1. Sensibility and Good Health in Charlotte Smith's Ethelinde -- 2. Amazonian Fashions -- 3. Transforming the Body Politic -- 4. Stagnation of Air and Mind -- 5. The Iconography of Anorexia Nervosa in the Long Nineteenth Century -- 6. Kate Marsden's Leper Project -- 7. Constructs of Female Insanity at the Fin de Siècle -- 8. The Fitness of the Female Medical Student, 1895-1910 -- 9. Unstable Adolescence/Unstable Literature? -- Notes -- Index.

The essays in this collection examine women in diverse roles; mother, socialite, prostitute, celebrity, medical practitioner and patient. The wide range of commentators allows a diverse picture of women's health in this period.

9781781440490


Women -- Health and hygiene.


Electronic books.

RA778 -- .P538 2014

306.461