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Select PhD Bibliography: Nineteenth Century, Women, Food, Hysteria (Criticism and Theory)

8 Aug

Adburgham, Alison, Shops and Shopping 1800-1914: Where, and in what Manner the Well-Dressed Englishwoman Bought her Clothes (London: George Allan and Unwin, 1989)

Adburgham, Alison, Shopping in Style: London from the Restoration to Edwardian Elegance (London: Thames and Hudson, 1979)

Adler, K. and M. Pointon, The Body Imaged: The Human Form and Visual Culture Since the Renaissance (Cambridge University Press, 1993)

Alexander, C., The Early Writings of Charlotte Bronte (Oxford: Blackwell, 1983)

Archimedes, S.M., Gendered Pathologies: The Female Body and Biomedical Discourse in the Nineteenth-Century English Novel (London: Routledge, 2005)

Auberbach, N., Women and the Demon: the Life of the Victorian Myth (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1982)

Barber, P., Vampires, Burial and Death. Folklore and Reality (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1988)

Beauvoir, S. de, The Second Sex, ed. by H.M. Parshley (London: Pan Books, 1988)

Bell, R.M., Holy Anorexia (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1985)

Bordo, S., Unbearable Weight: Feminism, Western Culture, and the Body (Berkeley, University of California Press, 1993)

Borickman, R. et al. (eds.), Corrupt Relations (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1971)

Beeton, I., Mrs Beeton’s Book of Household Management (1861 London: Chancellor Press, 1982)

Bliss, E.L. and C.H. Branch, Anorexia Nervosa: its History, Psychology and Biology (New York: Hoeber, 1960)

Branca, P., Silent Sisterhood, Middle-Class Women in the Victorian Home (London: Croom Helm, 1977)

Bronfen, E., Over Her Dead Body: Death, Femininity and the Aesthetic (Manchester, Manchester University Press, 1992)

Bronfen, E., The Knotted Subject: Hysteria and its Discontents (New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1998)

Brook, B., Feminist Perspectives on the Body (London: Longman, 1999)

Bruch, H., The Golden Cage: The Enigma of Anorexia Nervosa (Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press, 1978)

Bruch, H., Eating Disorders: Obesity, Anorexia Nervosa and the Person Within (New York: Basic, 1973)

Brumberg, J.J., Fasting Girls: The Emergence of Anorexia Nervosa as a Modern Disease (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1988)

Butler, J. Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity ­(London: Routledge, 1999)

Carter, R. B., On the Pathology and Treatment of Hysteria (London: John Church Hill, 1853)

Cixous, H. and C. Clément, The Newly Born Woman, trans. by B. Wing (London: I.B. Tauris, 1996)

Counihan, C.M., The Anthropology of Food and Body: Gender, Meaning, and Power (London: Routledge, 1999)

Curl, J.S., The Victorian Celebration of Death (Newton Abbot: David and Charles, 1972)

David-Ménard, M., Hysteria from Freud to Lacan: Body Language in Psychoanalysis, trans. by C. Porter (London: Cornell University Press, 1989)

Didi-Huberman, G., Invention of Hysteria: Charcot and the Photographic Iconography of the Salpêtrière, trans. by A. Hartz (London: The MIT Press, 2004)

Diprose, R., The Bodies of Women: Ethics, Embodiment and Sexual Difference (London: Routledge, 1994)

Djisktra, B., Idols of Perversity: Fantasies of Feminine Evil in Fin-De-Sicèle Culture (Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 1986)

Ectoff, N., Survival of the Prettiest: The Science of Beauty (New York: Random House, 2000)

Ehrenreich, B. and D. English, For Her Own Good: 150 Years of the Experts’ Advice to Women (New York: Anchor, 1978)

Ehrenreich, B. and D. English, Complaints and Disorders: The Sexual Politics of Sickness (New York: Old Westbury, 1973)

Fielding Blandford, G., Insanity and its Treatment (Philadelphia: Henry C. Lea, 1871)

Fisher, S., Body Image and Personality (New York: Dover Publications, 1968)

Flanders, Judith, Consuming Passions: Leisure and Pleasure in Victorian Britain (London: Harper Press, 2006)

Foucault, M., The History of Sexuality, Vol. 1, An Introduction, trans. by R. Hurley (Harmondsworth, U.K.: Penguin, 1981)

Foucault, M., Madness and Civilization: A History of Insanity in the Age of Reason, trans. by R. Howard (London: Routledge, 1997)

Frank, K., A Chainless Soul: A Life of Emily Brontë (New York: Ballantine Books, 1992)

Frude, N., Understanding Abnormal Psychology, (Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 2000)

Gallagher, C. and T. Laqueur, The Making of the Modern Body: Sexuality and Society in the Nineteenth Century (Berkeley; Los Angeles; London: University of California Press, 1987)

Gaskell, E., The Life of Charlotte Bronte (London: The Penguin Group, 1985)

Gezari, Janet, Charlotte Bronte and Defensive Conduct: The Author and the Body at Risk (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1992)

Gilbert, S.M. and S. Gubar, The Madwoman in the Attic: The Woman Writer and the Nineteenth-Century Literary Imagination (New Haven andLondon: Yale Nota Bene, 2000)

Gilbert, S. and others, eds, Hysteria Beyond Freud (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1993)

Gleadle, K., British Women in the Nineteenth Century (Hampshire: Palgrave, 2001)

Glen, Heather, Charlotte Bronte: The Imagination in History (Oxford:OxfordUniversity Press, 2006)

Goodwin, S. and E. Bronfen, (eds.), Death and Representation (London: John Hopkins University Press, 1993)

Gordon, L., Charlotte Bronte: A Passionate Life (London: Vintage, 1995)

Gorham, D., The Victorian Girl and the Feminine Ideal (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1982)

Haley, B., The Healthy Body and Victorian Culture (Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 1978)

Heller, T. and P. Moran (eds.), Scenes of the Apple: Food and the Female Body in Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Women’s Writing (Albany, New York: State University of New York Press, 2003)

Hesse-Biber, S., Am I Thin Enough Yet?: The Cult of Thinness and the Commercialization of Identity (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997)

Hoeveler, D.L., Gothic Feminism: The Professionalization of Gender from Charlotte Smith to the Brontës (Pennsylvania: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 1998)

Hollander, Anne, Seeing Through Clothes (New York: Viking, 1978)

Howe, E.G., Invisible Anatomy: a Study of Nerves, Hysteria and Sex (London: Faber, 1994)

Ingham, P., Dickens, Women and Language (London: Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1992)

Irigaray, L., Speculum of the Other Woman, trans. by G.C. Gill (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1985)

Irigaray, L., This Sex which is Not One, trans. by C. Porter (New York: Cornell University Press, 1985)

Jacobus, M., Reading Women: Essays in Feminist Criticism (New York: Columbia University Press, 1986)

Jalland, P., Death in the Victorian Family (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996)

Jorden, E., ‘A Briefe Discourse of a Disease called the Suffocation of the Moether’, in M. MacDonald, ed., Witchcraft and Hysteria in Elizabethan London: Edward Jorden and the Mary Glover Case (London: Routledge, 1991)

Kahane, C., Hysteria, Narrative, and the Figure of the Speaking Woman 1850-1915 (London: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1995)

Kim, Jin-Ok, Charlotte Bronte and Female Desire (New York: Peter Lang Publishing Inc., 2003)

Klaits, J., Servants of Satan: The Age of the Witch Hunts (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, c1985)

Kristeva, J., ‘Revolution in Poetic Language’, in T. Moi, ed., The Kristeva Reader: Julia Kristeva (New York: Columbia University Press, 1986)

Kunzle, D., Fashion and Fetishism: A Social History of the Corset, Tight Lacing and Other Forms of Body Sculpture in the West (Totowa, NJ: Rowman and Littlefield, 1982)

Lane, A.J., ed., The Charlotte Perkins Gilman Reader (London: University Press of Virginia, 1999)

Laycock, T., An Essay on Hysteria (Philadelphia: Haswell Barrrington Haswell, 1840)

Ledger, S., The New Woman: Fiction and Feminism at the Fin de Siècle (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1997)

Lefkowitz, M.R., Heroines and Hysterics (London: Gerald Duckworth, 1981)

Logan, P.M., Nerves and Narratives: A Cultural History of Hysteria in Nineteenth-Century British Prose (Califonia: University of California Press, 1997)

Lorber, Judith Gender and the Social Construction of Illness (New York: Sage Publications, 1997)

Marcus, S., The Other Victorians: A Study of Sexuality and Pornography in Mid-Nineteenth Century England (London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1966)

Marcus, Sharon, Between Women: Friendship, Desire, and Marriage in Victorian England (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007)

Mason, M., The Making of Victorian Sexuality (New York: Oxford University Press, 1994)

Maudsley, H., The Physiology and Pathology of the Mind (London: Macmillan, 1867)

Mazzoni, C., Saint Hysteria: Neurosis, Mysticism and Gender in European Culture (London: Cornell University Press, 1996)

Mennell, S., All Manners of Food: Eating and Taste in England and France from the Middle Ages to the Present, 2nd edition (Urbana and Chicago, University of Illinois Press, 1996)

Micale, M.S., Approaching Hysteria: Disease and its Interpretations (New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1995)

Mill, J.S., On Liberty and Other Writings, ed. by S. Collini (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997)

Miller, A.H. and J.E. Adams (eds.), Sexualities in Victorian Britain (Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1996)

Mitchell, J., Mad Men and Medusas: Reclaiming Hysteria and the Effects of Sibling Relations on the Human Condition (London: The Penguin Group, 2000)

Moglen, H., Charlotte Brontë: The Self Conceived (New York: W.W. Norton, 1976)

Morgan, R., Women and Sexuality in the Novels of Thomas Hardy (London: Routledge, 1991)

Nasio, J.D., Hysteria from Freud to Lacan: The Splendid Child of Psychoanalysis (New York: The Other Press, 1999)

Nead, L., The Female Nude: Art, Obscenity, and Sexuality (London and New York: Routledge 1992)

Newton, S. M., Health, Art & Reason: Dress Reformers of the 19th Century (London: J. Murray, 1974)

Orbach, S., Fat is a Feminist Issue (London: The Random House Group, 2006)

Orbach, Susie, On Eating (London: Penguin Group, 2002)

Owen, A.R.G., Hysteria, Hypnosis and Healing: The Work of J.-M. Charcot (New York: Garrett Publications, 1971)

Parry-Jones, W.L., The Trade in Lunacy: A Study of Private Madhouses in England in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries (London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1971)

Patnaik, E., ‘The Succulent Gender: Eat her softly’, in D. Bevan (ed.), Literary Gastronomy (Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1988)

Peterson M.J., The Medical Profession in Mid-Victorian London (Berkley: University of California Press, c1978)

Pointon, M., Naked Authority: The Body in Western Painting, 1830-1908 (Cambridge University Press, 1990)

Pullar, P., Consuming Passions: A History of English Food and Appetite (London: Hamilton, 1970)

Regan, S. (ed.), The Nineteenth-Century Novel: A Critical Reader (London: Routledge, 2001)

Reid, J.C., Dickens: Little Dorrit (Edward Arnold, 1967)

Reynolds, K. and N. Humble, Victorian Heroines: Representations of Femininity in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Art (London: Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1993)

Rothman, D.J., The Discovery of the Asylum: Social Order and Disorder in the New Republic (Boston: Little, Brown, 1971)

Sanders, Valerie, Records of Girlhood (Hampshire: Ashgate, 2000)

Schad, J., Dickens Refigured: Bodies, Desires and Other Histories (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1996)

Schmidt, U. and J. Treasure, Getting Better Bit(e) by Bit(e): A Survival Kit for Sufferers of Bulimia and Nervosa and Binge Eating Disorders (East Sussex: Psychology Press, 1993)

Schofield, A.T., Nerves in Disorder: A Plea for Rational Treatment (London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1903)

Schor, Hilary, Dickens and the Daughter of the House (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999)

Scull, A., ed., Madhouses, Mad Doctors, and Madmen: The Social History of Psychiatry in the Victorian Era (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1981)

Sellers, S. (ed.), The Hélène Cixous Reader (London: Routledge, 1994)

Shattock, J., ed., Women and Literature in Britain 1800-1900 (Cambridge:CambridgeUniversity Press, 2001)

Shelston, A. (ed.), Charles Dickens: Dombey and Son and Little Dorrit (London: Macmillan Publishers, 1985)

Showalter, E., Hystories: Hysterical Epidemics and Modern Culture (London, Picador, 1997)

Showalter, E., The Female Malady: Women, Madness and English Culture 1830-1980 (London: Virago, 2004)

Showalter, E., Sexual Anarchy: Gender and Culture at the Fin de Sicèle (London: Virago, 1996)

Shuttleworth, S., Charlotte Brontë and Victorian Psychology (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996)

Slater, M., Dickens and Women (London: Dent, 1983)

Small, Ian (ed.), The Aesthetes: A Sourcebook (London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1979)

Smith, A., The Victorian Nude: Sexuality, Morality and Art (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1996)

Sontag, S., Illness as Metaphor (New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1977)

Spark, M., The Bronte Letters (London: Macmillan 1966)

Steele, V., The Corset: A Cultural History (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001)

Stuckard A.J. and E. Stellar (eds.), Eating and its Disorders (New York: Raven Press, 1984)

Suleiman, S.R. (ed.), The Female Body in Western Culture: Contemporary Perspectives (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1986)

Summers, L., Bound to Please: a History of the Victorian Corset (Oxford;New York: Berg, 2003)

Swindell, J., Victorian Writing and Working Women: The Other Side of Silence (Minneapolis: University of Minneapolis Press, 1985)

Thesander, M., N. Hills (trans.), The Feminine Ideal (London: Reaction Books, 1997)

Thompson, J.K., Exacting Beauty: Theory, Assessment, and Treatment of Body Image Disturbance (Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association, 1999)

Todd, J., ed., Jane Austen: New Perspectives: Women and Literature (New York: Holmes and Meier, 1983)

Torgerson, B., Reading the Brontë Body (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005)

Vandereycken W. and R. van Deth, From Fasting Saints to Anorexic Girls: a History of Self Starvation (Continuum International Publishing Group, Athlone, 1996)

Veblen, T., Conspicuous Consumption (London: Penguin Books, 2005)

Veith, I., Hysteria: The History of a Disease (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1965)

Vicinus, M. (ed.), Suffer and Be Still: Women in the Victorian Age (London: Indiana University Press, 1980)

Walker Bynum, C., Holy Feast and Holy Fast: The Religious Significance of Food to Medieval Women (Berkeley, 1986)

Waters, C., Dickens and the Politics of the Family (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997)

Webster Goodwin, S. and E. Bronfen (eds.), Death and Representation (Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993)

Welton, D., The Body, Classic and Contemporary Readings (Massachusetts: Blackwell, 1999

West, R., Eating Disorders: Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa (London: Office of Health Economics, 1994)

Wheeler, M., Heaven, Hell, and the Victorians (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994)

Wohl, A.S., ed., The Victorian Family: Structure and Stresses (London: Croom Helm, 1978)

Willett, C. and P. Cunnington, Handbook of English Costume in the Nineteenth Century (London: Faber, 1959)

Wiltshire, J., Jane Austen and the Body: The Picture of Health (Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1992)

Wolf, N., The Beauty Myth: How Images of Beauty are Used Against Women (London: Vintage, 1991)

Wollstonecraft, M., The Vindications: The Rights of Men The Rights of Woman (Essex: Broadview Press, 1997)

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