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Link "Is Autism an extreme of the male brain?" A lecture by Simon Baron-Cohen

This is a Stockholm Psychiatry Lecture given by Professor Simon Baron-Cohen of Cambridge University, entitled "Is Autism an extreme of the male...

Gender, autism, aspergers, Brain, brain scanning, empathy view
Document 'Shades Of Meaning': The Significance Of Hair Colour In Braddon's Lady Audley's Secret (1862) And Rossetti's Lady Lilith (1866–68, Altered 1872–73), Jessica Lenihan

In a culture obsessed with physiognomy, where the Victorian female body was a canvas of symbols to be read, the portrayal of hair – and...

Social history, Gender, Sexuality, 19th century view
Document Between The Spheres: Breaking The Boundary Between Private And Public Spheres In Wilkie Collins’s The Woman In White And William Holman Hunt’s The Lady Of Shalott, Alison Westwood

The nineteenth-century notion of a public sphere for male-authored content and a private sphere for female-authored content made the female diary...

19th century, Gender, Sexuality view
Link British Women's History

Concentrates on British women's emancipation since the Renaissance, bringing together many primary sources and presenting essays, summaries and...

Gender, Women, Sufferage, History view
Document Mirrors Of The Soul: Reflections Of Sexual Identity In Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s ‘Hand And Soul’ And Woman Combing Her Hair, Travis Piper

As an artist and man Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828–1882) was mesmerized by women, focusing consistently on female images and identity throughout...

19th century, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Sexuality, Gender view
Link MSt in English Language

Podcasts on Oxford's Masters in EngIish Language. Includes talks on Chaucer, Shakespeare, and gender and language.

Language, Gender, Shakespeare, Chaucer view
Link Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies

Open-access peer-reviewed journal on gender, literature, and culture in the nineteenth century.

Nineteenth-century, Victorian, Gender, Criticism view
Document Pockets Of Identity: Nineteenth-Century Women’s Pockets In Lady Audley’s Secret And A Fashion Plate From The Englishwoman’s Domestic Magazine, Deirdre A. Duffy

Copious nineteenth-century novels feature women’s fashion as more than passing references or descriptive details for the sake of imagery. In fact...

19th century, Gender, Sexuality view
Document The Angel in the House and Fallen Women: Assigning Women their Places in Victorian Society, Sarah Kuhl

This article juxtaposes Coventry Patmore’s poem ‘The Angel in the House’ and William Holman Hunt’s painting ‘The Awakening Conscience’, examining...

Pre-raphaelite, 19th century, Victorian, Gender, feminism, Poetry view
Document The Development Of The Dinner Suit And Depictions Of Formalwear In William Quiller Orchardson’s Mariage De Convenance, George Taylor

Scottish Artist William Quiller Orchardson (1832-1910) depicted numerous high-society scenes, and clothing is a central feature of these works....

Social history, Gender, Sexuality, 19th century view
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