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Researching gendered ageing in Victorian literature, medical journals and culture.

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My thesis examines the implied cultural meaning of ageing women’s skin, hair, hands and weight in Victorian gerontological, literature and journals I am looking at the visual ageing of women, in the light of the way physicians were happy to re-purpose earlier classical theories about the way women aged.

 

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Conference on gender and boundaries in nineteenth century literature and society. https://breakingbounds2019.wordpress.com/

Upcoming Talks and Conferences

517. The Old Nineteenth Century, 12:00 PM–1:15 PM Jan 11, 2020, WSCC – 612

Panelists explore the topic of aging to develop intersectional ways of thinking about gender, periodization, and critical practice as they relate to the construction of the “nineteenth century” or “the Victorian” as a field. How does the “old” nineteenth century generate new methods and objects of inquiry?

 

Speakers

Andrea Charise, U of Toronto, Scarborough, Ruth McAdams, Skidmore C, David McAllister, U of London, Birkbeck C, Hannah Rosefield, Harvard U, Sara Zadrozny, U of Portsmouth and Presider Jacob Jewusiak, Newcastle U

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