Writing Maternity: Medicine, Anxiety, Rhetoric, and Genre
Creators:Regaignon, Dara Rossman
Subjects (LCSH):Motherhood in literature
Anxiety in women
Child rearing in literature
English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism
Children -- Great Britain -- Social conditions
Keywords:Language Arts & Disciplines / Rhetoric
Literary Criticism / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Literary Criticism / Semiotics & Theory
Literary Criticism / Women Authors
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Publisher:The Ohio State University Press
Preface: Historicizing maternal anxiety -- The rhetorical origins of maternal anxiety -- Of mothers and medical men: advice as genre -- Probability and premature death: child mortality, prolepsis, and the serial novel -- Supervisory attention and maternal management: paralipsis, paid childcare, and novelistic perspective -- Godfrey's Cordial and an opium pill: empire, family, and maternal attention -- Coda: Genre as advice.
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