Early Modern Hermaphrodites: Sex and Other Stories

Early Modern Hermaphrodites: Sex and Other Stories

by R. Gilbert


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780333925379
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 04/19/2002
Edition description: 2002
Pages: 214
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

Ruth Gilbert is Lecturer in English at the University of Southampton.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations Acknowledgements Introduction: Sex and Other Stories On Gods and Monsters: Defining the Early Modern Hermaphrodite Telling the Truth of Sex: The Hermaphrodite in Biology and Law Both and Neither: Rewriting Ovid's Hermaphrodite Mingle-Mangle: Masculine Women and Feminine Men Every Heteroclite Part: The Monstrous Hermaphrodite and the English Revolution Seeing and Knowing: Science, Pornography and the Hermaphrodite Epilogue: Re/covering the Early Modern Hermaphrodite Endnotes Bibliography Index

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