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A question of identity : women, science, and literature / edited by Marina Benjamin.
- Benjamin, Marina.
- , ©1993
About this work
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, , ©1993.
xiii, 248 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographic references (p. -244) and index
A question of identity / Marina Benjamin -- Reflections on the history of the science of woman / Sylvana Tomaselli -- Gendered knowledge, gendered minds : women and Newtonianism, 1690-1760 / John Mullan -- The male scientist, man-midwife, and female monster : appropriation and transmutation in Frankenstein / Marie Mulvey Roberts -- The aseptic male obstetrician and the filthy peasant crone : contemporary women writers' accounts of birth / Tess Cosslett -- Conceiving difference : reproductive technology and the contruction of identity in two contemporary fictions / Susan Squier -- The gendered ape : early representations of primates in Europe / Londa Schiebinger -- The life cycle of cyborgs / N. Katherine Hayles -- Science and the supernatural in the stories of Margaret Oliphant / Jenni Calder -- "Preaching to the nerves" : psychological disorder in sensation fiction / Sally Shuttleworth.
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