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Hayden, Judy A.

The New Science and Women’s Literary Discourse

Hayden, Judy A. - The New Science and Women’s Literary Discourse, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Women, Education, and the Margins of Science
Judy A. Hayden

2.
Before Frankenstein
Sarah Hutton

3. Hutchinson and the Lucretian Body
Alvin Snider

4. Cavendish, van Helmont, and the Mad Raging Womb
Jacqueline Broad

5. Conway: Dis/ability, Medicine, and Metaphysics
Holly Faith Nelson, Sharon Alker

6. Behn and the Scientific Self
Karen Bloom Gevirtz

7.
Astell and Cartesian “Scientia”
Deborah Boyle

8. Centlivre: Joint-worms and Jointures
Judy A. Hayden

9. Du Châtelet and the Rhetoric of Science
Judith P. Zinsser

10. The Life of Burney’s Clockwork Characters
Julie Park

11.
Inchbald: Animal Magnetism and Medical Quackery

Frederick L. Burwick

12. Lee: The New Science and Female Madness
Marjean D. Purinton

13. Barbauld: “Embryo Systems and Unkindled Suns”
Dometa Wiegand

14. Grant: Gender, Genre, and Cultural Analysis
Pam Perkins

Keywords: Literature, Literary Theory, Social History, British and Irish Literature, History of Science, Cultural History, Eighteenth-Century Literature

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
279 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230118430
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-29271-4

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