The Reproductive Unconscious in Late Medieval and Early Modern England

The Reproductive Unconscious in Late Medieval and Early Modern England

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First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 156 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 14mm | 290g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 113898518X
  • 9781138985186

Table of contents

Preface Introduction: Literacy, Ritual, and the Reproductive Unconscious 1 "I wyl wright of women prevy sekenes": Female Textual and Birth Communities and the History of Women's Medical Texts 2 Theologized Maternity in Julian of Norwich's Book of Showings 3 A Very Maternal Mysticism: Images of Childbirth and its Rituals in The Book of Margery Kempe 4 "with grievous groanes & deepe sighes": Female Textual and Birth Communities in the The Monument of Matrones Figures Bibliography Indexshow more