Jemma Walton reviews From Menstruation to the Menopause: The Female Fertility Cycle in Contemporary Women’s Writing in French, by Maria Kathryn Tomlinson (Liverpool University Press, 2021).
Professor Bettina Bildhauer’s research addresses the limits of ‘the human’ by focusing on blood, materiality, monsters, and menstruation in the Global Middle Ages. The Polyphony interviewed Bildhauer in advance of her keynote at the Northern Network for Medical Humanities 4th Annual Congress in April 2021.
Plastic Bodies: Sex Hormones and Menstrual Suppression in Brazil by Emilia Sanabria (Duke University Press, 2016). Emilia Sanabria’s Plastic Bodies is a captivating book and a much needed study on perceptions on menstruation and