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Published: 01 November 2018

264 Pages

9 x 6 inches

ISBN: 9781786940520

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The Male Body in Medicine and Literature

Edited by Andrew Mangham and Daniel Lea

Liverpool University Press

Liverpool English Texts and Studies LUP

  • Companion volume to The Female Body in Medicine and Literature (Liverpool UP, 2011)
  • One of the first studies to consider the male body as a site of interaction between medicine and the humanities
  • A truly interdisciplinary study, with a range of methodologies and approaches represented
  • A comprehensive, yet succinct, account of the male body in medicine and literature from the Renaissance to the present day
  • A complex reconsideration of the foundations of modern gender and identity
  • An important attempt to rebalance the bias towards female experience in modern scholarship