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"Shall she famish then?" : female food refusal in early modern England

Author: Nancy A Gutierrez
Publisher: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2003.
Series: Women and gender in the early modern world.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Nancy Gutierrez's exploration of female food refusal during the early modern period contributes to the ongoing conversation about female subjectivity and agency in a number of ways. She joins such scholars as Gail Kern Paster, Jonathan Sawday, and Michael Schoenfeldt, who locate early modern ideas of selfhood in the age's understanding of the body and bodily functions, that is, the recognition that behavior and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Gutierrez, Nancy A., 1951-
"Shall she famish then?".
Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2003
(OCoLC)606999544
Online version:
Gutierrez, Nancy A., 1951-
"Shall she famish then?".
Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2003
(OCoLC)607853845
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy A Gutierrez
ISBN: 1840142405 9781840142402
OCLC Number: 50958847
Description: 146 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Contexts and Methodologies --
2. The Public Rendering of Margaret Ratcliffe's Death --
3. Fasting and Prayer in A Woman Killed with Kindness: Religious Salvation and Political Resistance --
4. 'Starved! starved!': Anatomy and Food Refusal in John Ford's The Broken Heart --
5. 'The Maiden neither eate nor drank one morsel or droppe': Miracle Maidens as Colonial Objects --
Epilogue: 'What, sir ... can I do? I have no appetite' --
App. I. Inscription on the Tomb of Margaret Ratcliffe at Westminster --
App. II. The Deaths of Queen Elizabeth I and Lady Arbella Stuart --
App. III. Chronological Listing of Descriptions of Miracle Maidens, published in England, 1589-1677.
Series Title: Women and gender in the early modern world.
Responsibility: Nancy Gutierrez.

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The conventional female role in early modern England was governed by male authority figures who could, if need be, decide a woman's fate. This study explores female food refusal during that period  Read more...

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