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The female malady

women, madness, and English culture, 1830-1980

by Elaine Showalter

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Published by Penguin Books in New York, N.Y., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Mental health -- England -- History,
    • Psychiatry -- England -- History

    • Edition Notes

      StatementElaine Showalter.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRC451.4.W6 S56 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 310 p. :
      Number of Pages310
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2374091M
      ISBN 100140101691
      LC Control Number87002222

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