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Mass Hysteria: Medicine, Culture, and Mothers' Bodies

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In Mass Hysteria, Rebecca Kukla examines the present-day medical and cultural practices surrounding pregnancy, new motherhood, and infant feeding. In the late-eighteenth century, the configuration of the maternal body underwent a radical transformation and the two maternal bodies that emerged out of this transformation still govern our imagination and rituals surrounding p ...more
Paperback, 251 pages
Published October 4th 2005 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (first published January 1st 2005)
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A lit-crit take on pregnancy without all the annoying lit-crit posturing. I was enjoying it, but it was just a little deeper than evening wind-down reading. I'll pick it up again one day.
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