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Gender and scientific discourse in early modern culture / edited by Kathleen Perry Long.

Contributor(s): Long, Kathleen P., 1957-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Literary and scientific cultures of early modernity.Publisher: Farnham : Ashgate, c2010Description: xiii, 313 p. : ill., facsims. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780754669715 (hardback : alk. paper); 0754669718 (hardback : alk. paper); 9780754697633 (Ebook); 0754697630 (Ebook).Subject(s): Women in science -- Europe -- History | Women in medicine -- Europe -- History | Alchemy -- Europe -- History | Midwifery -- Europe -- HistoryDDC classification:
Contents:
Pico, Paracelsus and Dee : the magical measure of human perfectibility / Elliott M. Simon -- Guillaume Postel, the Shechinah and the feminine principle / Alain Ekorong -- Odd bodies : reviewing corporeal difference in early modern alchemy / Kathleen Long -- Put out of her course : images of the monstrous in de Bry's Illustrations of Atalanta fugiens and the America / Sean Teuton -- The animal within : chivalry, monstrosity and gender in Renaissance Spain / Simone Pinet -- Experiments with alchemy : Caterina Sforza in early modern scientific culture / Meredith K. Ray -- Madame de la Martinville, Quercitan's daughter and the philosopher's stone : manuscript representations of women alchemists / Penny Bayer -- Women and chymistry in early modern England : the Manuscript receipt book (c. 1616) of Sarah Wigges / Jayne Archer -- Cats on a windowsill-an alchemical study of Marie de Gournay / Dorothea Heitsch -- Whither childbearing : gender, status and the professionalization of medicine in early modern France / Bridgette Sheridan -- Touching and telling : gendered variations on a gynecological theme / Kirk D. Read.
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