The Resource Gender Scripts in Medicine and Narrative

Gender Scripts in Medicine and Narrative

Label
Gender Scripts in Medicine and Narrative
Title
Gender Scripts in Medicine and Narrative
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Gender is an exciting area of current research in the medical humanities, and by combining the study of medical narratives with theories of gender and sexuality, the essays in Gender Scripts in Medicine and Narrative illustrate the power of gender stereotypes to shape the way medicine is practiced and perceived. The chapters of Gender Scripts in Medicine and Narrative investigate gendered perceptions and representations of healers and patients in fiction, memoir, popular literature, poetry, f .
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
809.933561
Index
index present
LC call number
PN56.M38 G46 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Gender Scripts in Medicine and Narrative
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface / Rita Charon -- Poetry, hysteria and "the complexities of narrative creation" in literature and medicine / Marcelline Block -- Gender at the intersections of medicine and narrative / Angela Laflen -- "See what is beneath your clothes" : the spectacle of public female dissections in early modern Europe / Janine Larmon Peterson -- Medical masculinity and sleeping beauties : identity and sexuality in Henri Gervex's Avant l'opération / Mary Hunter -- Illness and inoculation : narrative strategies in Frances Burney's Camilla / Rebecca Garden -- Aesthetics of female illness and death in Edgar Allan Poe's Ligeia and Maurice Blanchot;s L'arrêt de mort / Marcelline Block -- "That means children to me" : the birth control movement in Nella Larsen's Quicksand / Layne Parish Craig -- (Re)conceiving the surrogate : maternity, race, and reproductive technologies in Alfonso Cuaró̤n's Children of men / Sayantani DasGupta -- Writing to heal : narrating trauma in the writings of World War I nurses / Lea M. Williams -- Recognizing the trauma : battering and the discourse of domestic violence / Lisa DeTora -- Surgical stories, gendered telling : cosmetic surgery through the perspective of patients and surgeons / Rachel Alpha Johnston Hurst -- When Remedia Amoris fails : Chaucer's literary-medical exploration of determinism, materialism, and free will in Troilus and Criseyde / James M. Palmer -- Tranquilizing the caveman : miltown and manhood in the Cold War era / David Herzberg -- Masculinity and medicine : House as doctor and patient in House M.D. / Alissa Burger -- Exposing men : medical imaging and the paradox of invisibility in White noise and "My mammogram" / Angela Laflen -- "HIV my darling : Israeli gay men reclaiming heteronormative cultural scripts in the shadows of AIDS / Shirly Bar-Lev, Efrat Tillinger
Control code
ocn830168423
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (487 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781443822930
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786612776571
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
277657
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b32064445
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)830168423
  • pebcs1443822302

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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