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The curse : a cultural history of menstruation / Janice Delaney, Mary Jane Lupton, Emily Toth.

By: Delaney, Janice.
Contributor(s): Lupton, Mary Jane [author.] | Toth, Emily [author.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Dutton, [1976]Copyright date: ©1976Edition: 1st ed.Description: x, 276 pages ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0876902220; 9780876902226.Subject(s): Menstruation -- Public opinion | Menstruation -- MiscellaneaDDC classification: 306/.4 Other classification: 71.25
Contents:
The tabooed woman -- Women in the closet: taboos of exclusion -- "Not tonight, dear": taboos of sex -- Putting her in her place: rites of the menarche -- Woman unclean: menstrual taboos in Judaism and Christianity -- Menstruation and medical myth -- Modern menstrual politics -- The menstrual cycle in action -- The menstrual process -- The first pollution: psychoanalysis and the menarche -- The storm before the calm: the premenstrual syndrome -- The menstruating woman in the popular imagination -- "What every girl should know" -- The monthly euphenism -- Red humor: the menstrual joke -- Periodic parade: menstruation in advertising -- Rags to riches: the menstrual products industry -- Menstruation goes public -- Menstrual images in literature -- The bleeding tower: menstrual themes in fairy tales -- Absent literature: the menarche -- The miracle of blood: menstrual imagery in myth and poetry -- Menstrual madness in drama and fiction -- The menopause -- From leeches to estrogen: the menopause and medical options -- Psychology and the menopausal menace -- "November of the body": the menopause and literature -- Sideshow -- The menstrual hall of fame -- Moving the menses, or vicarious menstruation -- Escaping the monthlies -- Men -- Saignade: simulated menstruation in the male -- Cycles and rhythm in men -- Conclusion: lifting the curse.
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Book University of Texas At Tyler
Stacks - 3rd Floor
RG163 .D44 1976 (Browse shelf) Available 0000100457811

"A Sunrise book."

Includes bibliographical references and index.

The tabooed woman -- Women in the closet: taboos of exclusion -- "Not tonight, dear": taboos of sex -- Putting her in her place: rites of the menarche -- Woman unclean: menstrual taboos in Judaism and Christianity -- Menstruation and medical myth -- Modern menstrual politics -- The menstrual cycle in action -- The menstrual process -- The first pollution: psychoanalysis and the menarche -- The storm before the calm: the premenstrual syndrome -- The menstruating woman in the popular imagination -- "What every girl should know" -- The monthly euphenism -- Red humor: the menstrual joke -- Periodic parade: menstruation in advertising -- Rags to riches: the menstrual products industry -- Menstruation goes public -- Menstrual images in literature -- The bleeding tower: menstrual themes in fairy tales -- Absent literature: the menarche -- The miracle of blood: menstrual imagery in myth and poetry -- Menstrual madness in drama and fiction -- The menopause -- From leeches to estrogen: the menopause and medical options -- Psychology and the menopausal menace -- "November of the body": the menopause and literature -- Sideshow -- The menstrual hall of fame -- Moving the menses, or vicarious menstruation -- Escaping the monthlies -- Men -- Saignade: simulated menstruation in the male -- Cycles and rhythm in men -- Conclusion: lifting the curse.

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