Early modern bodies, particularly menstruating and pregnant bodies, were not stable signifiers. Menstruation and Procreation in Early Modern France presents the first full-length discussion of menstruation and its uncertain connections with embodied sex, gender and reproduction in early modern France. It destabilizes long-standing assumptions about the agenderinga of menstruation and raises important questions about the nature of historical evidence and bodily truths.... manuals so pregnancy was evidently their main preoccupation, whereas tissota#39;s text is a self-help health manual. this ... literature enabling the author to establish him/herself as the superior a#39;experta#39; with the necessary skills to correctly readanbsp;...
|Title||:||Menstruation and Procreation in Early Modern France|
|Author||:||Dr Cathy McClive|
|Publisher||:||Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2015-04-28|