Performing Maternity in Early Modern England
Kathryn M. Moncrief, Kathryn Read McPherson
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2007 M01 1 - 247 pages
The essays here share a common concern with exploring maternity's cultural representation, performative aspects and practical consequences in the period from 1540-1690. They look at how early modern texts depict fertility, conception, delivery and gendered constructions of maternity.
The Performance of Maternal Suffering
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