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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 Fallen Woman or Fallen Man? Representations of moral responsibility, punishment and reward in George Frederic Watts’s painting Found Drowned (1848-50) and Charles Dickens’s novel Our Mutual Friend (1864-5) by Susan Knights

This article will examine gendered representations of moral responsibility by comparing its treatment of fallen women in the above artefacts....

19th century, Victorian Culture, Gender, Equality, Charles Dickens, George Frederic Watts view
Document Female Self-determination in Victorian Britain: Finding the parellels between Mary Elizabeth Braddon's Lady Audley's Secret (1862) and Dante Gabriel Rossetti's Proserpine (1874) by Sez Maxted

The gender history of nineteenth-century Britain can be seen as a gradual but determined female challenge against an overarching...

Victorian Culture, Gender, 19th century 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
Document Mrs Rundell and the Milkmaid: Perceptions of female identity in the domestic sphere in eighteenth-century London by Jenny Sylvester

This article discusses a cookery book, A New System of Domestic Cookery (figure 1), by Maria Eliza Rundell (1745–1828), and Milk...

Victorian, Woman's work, 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
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