Menstruation and procreation in early modern France / Cathy McClive.

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 Franc...

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Online Access: Full Text (via Taylor & Francis)
Main Author: McClive, Cathy (Author)
Format: Electronic eBook
Language:English
Published: London ; New York : Routledge, 2016.
Series:Women and gender in the early modern world.
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. Leviticus and the problem of sex during genital fluxes
  • 2. Menstruation, conception and the timely use of marriage
  • 3. I await my rules which do not arrive : menstrual regularity and irregular menstruation
  • 4. Detecting and proving pregnancy
  • 5. Menstrual time and the moons of pregnancy
  • 6. Bleeding hermaphrodites and menstruating men.