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Medieval and Renaissance lactations : images, rhetorics, practices /

Bibliographic Details
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2013]
Series:Women and gender in the early modern world.
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Table of Contents:
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  • 1.
  • "The Milk of the Male": Kinship, Maternity and Breastfeeding in Medieval Islam /
  • Mohammed Hocine Benkheira
  • 2.
  • Why Could Early Modem Men Lactate? Gender Identity and Metabolic Narrations in Humoral Medicine /
  • Barbara Orland
  • 3.
  • Mother and the Dida [Nanny]: Female Employers and Wet Nurses in Fourteenth-Century Barcelona /
  • Rebecca Lynn Winer
  • 4.
  • Peasants at the Palace: Wet Nurses and Aristocratic Mothers in Early Modern Rome /
  • Caroline Castiglione
  • 5.
  • "With My Daughter's Milkf": Wet Nurses and the Rhetoric of Lactation in Valencian Court Records /
  • Debra Blumenthal
  • 6.
  • Popular Balladry and the Terrible Wet Nurse: "La nodriza del rey" /
  • Emilie L. Bergmann
  • 7.
  • Picturing Institutional Wet-Nursing in Medicean Siena /
  • Diana Bullen Presciutti
  • 8.
  • Mother London and the Madonna Lactans in England's Plague Epic /
  • Rebecca Totaro
  • 9.
  • Nicolas Poussin's Allegories of Charity in The Plague at Ashdod and The Gathering of the Manna and Their Influence on Late Seventeenth-Century French Art /
  • Alexandra Woolley
  • 10.
  • Economics of Milk and Blood in Alberti's Libri della famiglia: Maternal versus Wet-Nursing /
  • Julia L. Hairston
  • 11.
  • Social and Religious Context of Iconographic Oddity: Breastfeeding in Ghirlandaio's Birth of the Baptist /
  • Patricia Simons
  • 12.
  • Wet Nurses, Midwives, and the Virgin Mary in Tintoretto's Birth of Saint John the Baptist (1563) /
  • Jutta Gisela Sperling
  • 13.
  • Full of Grace: Lactation, Expression and "Colorito" Painting in Some Early Works by Rubens /
  • J. Vanessa Lyon.