Humoral Wombs on the Shakespearean Stage.

By: Kenny, AmyMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandPalgrave Studies in Literature, Science and Medicine Ser: Publisher: Cham : Palgrave Macmillan US, 2019Copyright date: ©2019Description: 1 online resource (210 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783030052010Subject(s): Shakespeare, William,-1564-1616-Criticism and interpretation | Medicine in literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Humoral Wombs on the Shakespearean StageDDC classification: 822.33 LOC classification: PN1-PN6790Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Intro -- Acknowledgments -- Contents -- List of Figures -- Chapter 1: Introduction: The Early Modern Womb -- "receptacle and receiver of seed" -- "evil quality of the womb" -- "womb unmeasurable" -- "swallowing womb of this deep pit" -- Literature Review -- Chapter Overview -- References -- Chapter 2: The Green Womb -- "a green girl" -- "sick and green" -- "treasure of her honor" -- "almost spent with hunger" -- "with fairest flowers" -- Conclusions -- References -- Chapter 3: The Thick Womb -- "the babe that milks me" -- "compunctious visitings of nature" -- "dunnest smoke of hell" -- "the stuffed bosom of that perilous stuff" -- Conclusions -- References -- Chapter 4: The Fertile Womb -- "hard thing to know" -- "pricklings and many wringings in her belly" -- "the child brags in her belly already" -- "the Queen's in labor" -- Conclusions -- References -- Chapter 5: The Monstrous Womb -- "great delight and pleasure in the venerious act" -- "copy of the father" -- "you have too much blood in him" -- "the child-bed privilege denied" -- "blots thy father" -- "ugly and slanderous to thy mother's womb" -- Conclusions -- References -- Chapter 6: The Tomb Womb -- "bleed plentifully" -- "bathe hands in Caesar's blood" -- "Look on her!" -- "smooth as monumental alabaster" -- "the sweetest flower of all the field" -- "womb of death" -- Conclusions -- References -- Chapter 7: The Male Womb -- "the womb of pia-mater" -- "unpregnant of my cause" -- "this mother swells up" -- "tempest in my mind" -- "there's the sulfurous pit-burning" -- "give me an ounce of civet" -- Conclusions -- References -- Chapter 8: Coda: The Exonerated Womb -- References -- Index.
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Intro -- Acknowledgments -- Contents -- List of Figures -- Chapter 1: Introduction: The Early Modern Womb -- "receptacle and receiver of seed" -- "evil quality of the womb" -- "womb unmeasurable" -- "swallowing womb of this deep pit" -- Literature Review -- Chapter Overview -- References -- Chapter 2: The Green Womb -- "a green girl" -- "sick and green" -- "treasure of her honor" -- "almost spent with hunger" -- "with fairest flowers" -- Conclusions -- References -- Chapter 3: The Thick Womb -- "the babe that milks me" -- "compunctious visitings of nature" -- "dunnest smoke of hell" -- "the stuffed bosom of that perilous stuff" -- Conclusions -- References -- Chapter 4: The Fertile Womb -- "hard thing to know" -- "pricklings and many wringings in her belly" -- "the child brags in her belly already" -- "the Queen's in labor" -- Conclusions -- References -- Chapter 5: The Monstrous Womb -- "great delight and pleasure in the venerious act" -- "copy of the father" -- "you have too much blood in him" -- "the child-bed privilege denied" -- "blots thy father" -- "ugly and slanderous to thy mother's womb" -- Conclusions -- References -- Chapter 6: The Tomb Womb -- "bleed plentifully" -- "bathe hands in Caesar's blood" -- "Look on her!" -- "smooth as monumental alabaster" -- "the sweetest flower of all the field" -- "womb of death" -- Conclusions -- References -- Chapter 7: The Male Womb -- "the womb of pia-mater" -- "unpregnant of my cause" -- "this mother swells up" -- "tempest in my mind" -- "there's the sulfurous pit-burning" -- "give me an ounce of civet" -- Conclusions -- References -- Chapter 8: Coda: The Exonerated Womb -- References -- Index.

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