Bibliography of readings related to Beyond Home Remedy: Women, Medicine, and Science

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This article is related to Beyond Home Remedy: Women, Medicine, and Science, one of the Exhibitions at the Folger.

The following list of readings related to Beyond Home Remedy: Women, Medicine, and Science is arranged alphabetically. The list is not meant to be comprehensive, but is meant to lead the interested reader to some of the many general resources in the area of women, medicine, and science.

Cody, Lisa. Introduction to Writings on Medicine, Edited by Lisa Cody. Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate Publishing, 2002.
Folger Call number: PR1127 .E37 2001 pt.1, v.4
Field, Catherine. “‘Sweet Practicer, Thy Physic Will I Try’: Helena and her ‘Good Receipt’ in All’s Well That Ends Well.” In All’s Well That Ends Well: New Critical Essays, edited by Gary Waller, 194–208. New York: Routledge, 2007.
Folger Call number: PR2801 .A87 2007
Fissell, Mary, intro and ed. Bulletin of the History of Medicine [special issue on Women, Health, and Healing in Early Modern Europe] 82 (2008).
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Green, Monica. Making Women’s Medicine Masculine: The Rise of Male Authority in Pre-Modern Gynaecology. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008.
Folger Call number: RG51 .G74 2008
———. Women’s Healthcare in the Medieval West, Texts and Contexts. Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate Publishing, 2000.
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Health, Medicine, and Mortality in the Sixteenth-Century. Edited by Charles Webster. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1979.
Folger Call number: R487 .H3
Hurd-Mead, Kate Campbell. A History of Women in Medicine, form the Earliest Times to the Beginning of the Nineteenth Century. Haddam, Connecticut: The Haddam Press, 1938.
Folger Call number: R133 .M25
Jeffers, Robert H. The Friends of John Gerard (1545–1612): Surgeon and Botanist. Falls Village, Connecticutt: The Herb Grower Press, 1967.
Folger Call number: R489.G4 J4
Kerwin, William. “Medea's traces: Women Practitioners in History and Drama.” In Beyond the Body: The Boundaries of Medicine and English Renaissance Drama. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2005, 62–96.
Folger Call number: PR658.M35 K47 2005
Laroche, Rebecca. Medical Authority and Englishwomen’s Herbal Texts, 1550–1650. Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate Publishing, 2009.
Folger Call number: PR113 .L36 2009
Leong, Elaine, and Sara Pennell. “Recipe Collections and the Currency of Medical Knowledge in the Early Modern ‘Medical Marketplace.’” In Medicine and the Market in England and Its Colonies, c. 1450–1850, edited by Mark S. R. Jenner and Patrick Wallis, 132–53. Basingstoke, England: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Folger Call number: RA410.55.G7 M46 2007
The Memoirs of Anne, Lady Halkett and Ann, Lady Fanshawe. Edited by John Loftis. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1979.
Folger Call number: DA447.H22 A3 1979
Mirabella, Bella. “‘Quacking Delilahs’: Female Mountebanks in Early Modern England and Italy.” In Women Players in England, 1500–1600: Beyond the All-Male Stage, edited by Pamela Allen Brown and Peter Parolin, 89–105. Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate Publishing, 2005.
Folger Call number: PN2590.A36 W66 2005
Munkhoff, Richelle. “Searchers of the Dead: Authority, Marginality, and the Interpretation of the Plague in England, 1574–1665.” Gender & History 11.1 (April 1999): 1–29.
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Nagy, Doreen. Popular Medicine in Seventeenth-Century England. Bowling Green, Ohio: Bowling Green State University Popular Press, 1988.
Folger Call number: R486 .N34
Orlin, Lena. “Gertrude’s Closet.” Shakespeare Jahrbuch 134 (1998): 44–67.
Folger Call number: PR2889 .D42
Paster, Gail Kern. Humoring the Body: Emotions and the Shakespearean Stage. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004.
Folger Call number: PR3065 .P38 2004
Pennell, Sara. “Perfecting Practice? Women, Manuscript Recipes, and Knowledge in Early Modern England.” In Early Modern Women’s Manuscript Writing, edited by Victoria E. Burke and Jonathan Gibson, 237–58. Aldershot, England: Ashgate Publishing, 2004.
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Pollock, Linda. With Faith and Physic: The Life of a Tudor Gentlewoman, Lady Grace Mildmay, 1552–1620. London: Collins & Brown, 1993.
Folger Call number: DA358.M49 P6
Purkiss, Diane. The Witch in History: Early Modern and Twentieth-Century Representations. New York: Routledge, 1996.
Folger Call number: BF1571 .P87 1996
Rankin, Alisha. "Becoming an Expert Practitioner: Court Experimentalism and the Medical Skills of Anna of Saxony (1532–1585). " ISIS (2007) 98: 23–53.
Folger Call number: Q1 .I7
Siraisi, Nancy G. Medieval & Early Renaissance Medicine: An Introduction to Knowledge and Practice. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1990.
Folger Call number: R141 .S5
Schiebinger, Londa. The Mind Has No Sex? Women in the Origins of Modern Science. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1985.
Folger Call number: Q130 .S32 1989
Sharpe, James.Witchcraft in Early Modern England. New York: Longman, 2001.
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Shtier, Ann B. Cultivating Women, Cultivating Science. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996.
Folger Call number: ACLS Humanities E-Book Electronic Resource; Access restricted, authentication may be required
Spiller, Elizabeth. Introduction to Seventeenth-Century Women’s Recipe Books: Cooking, Physic and Chirurgery in the Works of Elizabeth Talbot Grey and Aletheia Talbot Howard, edited by Betty S. Travitsky and Anne Lake Prescott. Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate Publishing, 2008.
Folger Call number: RC81 .K46 2007
Tannenbaum, Rebecca. The Healer’s Calling: Women and Medicine in Early New England. Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 2002.
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Wall, Wendy. Staging Domesticity: Household Work and English Identity in Early Modern Drama. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Folger Call number: PR658.D65 W35 2002
Wear, Andrew. Knowledge and Practice in English Medicine, 1550–1680. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Folger Call number: R487 .W427 2000
Women, Science, and Medicine 1500–1700: Mothers and Sisters of the Royal Society. Edited by Lynette Hunter and Sarah Hutton. Stroud, Gloucestershire: Sutton Publishing, 1997.
Folger Call number: Q41.L85 W66 1997