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Black Bodies, White Bodies: Toward an Iconography of Female Sexuality in Late Nineteenth-Century Art, Medicine, and Literature
  • S. Gilman
  • History, Medicine
  • Critical Inquiry
  • 1 October 1985
How do we organize our perceptions of the world? Recent discussions of this age-old question have centered around the function of visual conventions as the primary means by which we perceive andExpand
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Medium Theory
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Freud, race, and gender
As a Jew in an anti-Semitic world, Sigmund Freud was forced to cope with racism even in the "serious" medical literature of the fin de siecle, which described Jews as inherently pathological,Expand
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The notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci
MICHEL DECHAUME, PIERRE HUARD, and MARIE-JOSE IMBAULTHUART, Histoire illustree de l'art dentaire. Stomatologie et odontologie, Paris, Roger Dacosta, 1977, 4to, pp. 631, illus., F. 300. There is aExpand
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The assault on truth. Freud's suppression of the seduction theory
  • S. Gilman
  • Computer Science
  • Medical History
  • 1 October 1984
that data from the Lamarckian phrenologist H. C. Watson, rationalizing this on the grounds that Watson had uncovered transcendentally true facts that were now free for the taking (p. 180). This,Expand
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The Case of Sigmund Freud: Medicine and Identity at the Fin de Siècle
In The Case of Sigmund Freud, Sander Gilman traces the "medicalization" of Jewishness in the science and medicine of turn-of-the-century Vienna, and the ways in which Jewish physicians responded toExpand
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The Jew's Body
Preface 1. The Jewish Voice 2. The Jewish Foot 3. The Jewish Psyche 4. The Jewish Murderer 5. The Jewish Genius 6. The Jewish Reader 7. The Jewish Nose 8. The Jewish Essence 9. The Jewish DiseaseExpand
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Fat Boys: A Slim Book
The fat man-a cultural icon, a social enigma, a pressing medical issue-is the subject of this remarkably rich book. The figures that Sander L. Gilman considers, from the ugly fat man with theExpand
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