Amy Ryder discusses the lack of age-appropriate books and spaces for ill teens, and the flourishing of adolescent-authored illness narratives online During my time working for Wallace & Gromit’s Grand Appeal, the Bristol Children’s
Ana Margarida Sousa Santos reviews Adam Montgomery’s The Invisible Injured: Psychological trauma in the Canadian military from the first world war to Afghanistan (McGill-Queen’s University Press: 2017). Adam Montgomery’s The Invisible Injured: Psychological trauma
In her paper, presented at the Representing Women’s Health conference’s “Speculative Fiction” panel, Beata Gubacsi explores the portrayal of postpartum psychosis and infanticide in F. Georgia Stroup’s (1882-1952) “The House of Death: A Strange
In her paper, presented at the Representing Women’s Health conference’s “Speculative Fiction” panel, Jo Rodgers explores foetal personhood through feminist New Materialism. In her 2018 novel Red Clocks, Leni Zumas imagines a near-future USA
In his paper, presented at the Representing Women’s Health conference’s “Speculative Fiction” panel, Jonathan Thornton explores the interconnected anxieties of pregnancy and climate change. In a report in Global Health Action in 2013, ‘Climate
Beata Gubacsi reflects on the Representing Women’s Health conference, featuring topics from reproductive health and maternal loss to endometriosis and hysteria, providing insight into new research to locate and deconstruct stigma and bias in
Arabella Henderson reviews Manon Mathias and Alison Moore’s Gut Feeling and Digestive Health In Nineteenth-Century Literature, History and Culture (Palgrave: 2018) “However novel the new gut-brain axis science may seem…many individuals who engaged with medical
Inspired by the scrapbooks of Audrey Amiss, artist and dancer Benjamin Skinner reflects upon the processes through which we (dis)engage with waste objects in everyday life. This article is part of a two-week takeover
The question of how the ancients conceptualised the body has been taken up by many scholars, yet analysis is often focused primarily on the textual evidence. Anatomical votives can offer a more tangible link to medical history, argues Stephanie Holton.
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