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Early modern hermaphrodites : sex and other stories

Author: Ruth Gilbert
Publisher: New York : Palgrave, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the sixteenth century to the eighteenth century, hermaphrodites were discussed and depicted in a range of artistic, mythological, scientific and erotic contexts. Early Modern Hermaphrodites  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Gilbert
ISBN: 0333925378 9780333925379
OCLC Number: 48450978
Notes: Notes: p. 163-192.
Description: xii, 214 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: Sex and Other Stories 1 --
1 On Gods and Monsters: Defining the Early Modern Hermaphrodite 9 --
The androgynous ideal: religious and philosophical images 14 --
The embodied sign: monstrous hermaphroditism 19 --
Masculine, feminine and hermaphrodite: hermaphroditized gender 25 --
2 Telling the Truth of Sex: the Hermaphrodite in Biology and Law 33 --
Sexual difference/sameness: the biology of hermaphroditism 35 --
Legal problems and hermaphroditic solutions 41 --
3 Both and Neither: Rewriting Ovid's Hermaphrodite 51 --
More than a man, less than a woman: Elizabeth I and hermaphroditic androgyny 52 --
Metamorphic origins: Ovid's 'Salmacis and Hermaphroditus' 57 --
'A worthy sense': moral readings and rewritings 60 --
'Their nature knowne too much': the Jacobean and Caroline contexts 64 --
Hermes and Aphrodite: the parentage of Hermaphroditus 68 --
'Wanton lines': Beaumont's epyllion 70 --
4 Mingle-Mangle: Masculine Women and Feminine Men 77 --
Acting out of gender: the debate 81 --
'Nature topsie-turvie': siblings, doubling and division 85 --
Performing gender: Mary Frith/Moll Cutpurse 92 --
'Rare enigmatick Robbin': hermaphroditic relationships 97 --
5 Every Heteroclite Part: the Monstrous Hermaphrodite and the English Revolution 104 --
'Thy right legge takes thy left to dance': Cleveland's hermaphrodite 106 --
'Fortune's jigg': the hermaphrodite image in the popular press 118 --
(En)Gendering power: the hermaphroditic body politic 126 --
Re-membering power 132 --
6 Seeing and Knowing: Science, Pornography and the Hermaphrodite 136 --
Seeing and knowing 137 --
The science of pornography/the pornography of science 139 --
Naming the parts: the hermaphrodite as object of enquiry 142 --
Case histories, curiosities and display 144 --
Foreign parts: tribades, hermaphrodites and colonialism 149 --
Unspeakable desires: the hermaphrodite as erotic entertainment 154 --
Epilogue: Re/covering the Early Modern Hermaphrodite 158.
Responsibility: Ruth Gilbert.
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