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Author Read, Kirk D
Title Birthing bodies in early modern France : stories of gender and reproduction / Kirk D. Read
Imprint Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2011
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  PQ239 .R43 2011    AVAILABLE    30520020745106
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  PQ239 R283 2011    AVAILABLE    30530001168939
Descript xiii, 205 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Series Women and gender in the early modern world
Women and gender in the early modern world
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-200) and index
Spying at the lying-in: Les Caquets de l'accouchée as birthing event -- Staging the competent midwife: the royal birth stories of François Rabelais and Louise Boursier -- Touching and telling: gendered variations on a gynecological theme -- Assimilation with a vengeance: maternity without women in male French Renaissance lyric -- Unstable bodies: birthing monstrosities in early modern France -- Strange fellows in bed: exotic men's postpartum blues
Subject French literature -- 16th century -- History and criticism
Childbirth in literature
French literature -- 17th century -- History and criticism
Gender identity in literature
Medicine in Literature -- France
Parturition -- France
Gender Identity -- France
History, 16th Century -- France
History, 17th Century -- France
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