Not of Woman Born : Representations of Caesarean Birth in Medieval and Renaissance Culture / Renate Blumenfeld-Kosinski.

By: Blumenfeld-Kosinski, Renate [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press, [2019]Copyright date: �1991Description: 1 online resource : 27 halftonesContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781501740480; 1501740482Subject(s): LITERARY CRITICISM / Medieval | Cesarean section -- Europe -- History | Cesarean section in art | Medical illustration -- History | RenaissanceGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 618.8/6/0902 LOC classification: RG761Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Frontmatter -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1. Caesarean Birth in Medical Thought -- 2. Caesarean Birth in the Artistic Imagination -- 3. The Marginalization of Women in Obstetrics -- 4. Saintly and Satanic Obstetricians -- Appendix Creative Etymology: "Caesarean Section" from Pliny to Rousset -- Annotated List of Illustrations -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
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Frontmatter -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1. Caesarean Birth in Medical Thought -- 2. Caesarean Birth in the Artistic Imagination -- 3. The Marginalization of Women in Obstetrics -- 4. Saintly and Satanic Obstetricians -- Appendix Creative Etymology: "Caesarean Section" from Pliny to Rousset -- Annotated List of Illustrations -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index

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