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Botany, sexuality and women's writing, 17601830;from modest shoot to forward plant

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Botany, sexuality and women's writing, 17601830;from modest shoot to forward plant
Title
Botany, sexuality and women's writing, 17601830;from modest shoot to forward plant
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this fascinating study, Samantha George explores the cultivation of the female mind and the feminised discourse of botanical literature in eighteenth-century Britain. In particular, she discusses British women's engagement with the Swedish botanist, Carl Linnaeus, and his unsettling discovery of plant sexuality. Previously ignored primary texts of an extraordinary nature are rescued from obscurity and assigned a proper place in the histories of science, eighteenth-century literature, and women's writing. The result is groundbreaking: the author explores nationality and sexuality debates in r
Cataloging source
YDX
Dewey number
809.9355808209033
Index
index present
LC call number
QK14.5
LC item number
.G46 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Linné, Carl von
  • Botanical literature
  • Botany in literature
  • Women botanists
  • Plants, Sex in
  • Linné, Carl von
  • Linné, Carl von (Biologe
  • Linné, Carl von
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • Botany in literature
  • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
  • Plants, Sex in
  • Women botanists
  • Pflanzen
  • Geschlechtliche Fortpflanzung
  • Rezeption
  • Frauenliteratur
  • Großbritannien
  • Kvinnliga botaniker
  • Engelsk litteratur
  • Botanik i litteraturen
Label
Botany, sexuality and women's writing, 17601830;from modest shoot to forward plant
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-250) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Botany, sexuality and women's writing 1760-1830: From modest shoot to forward plant; Half Title Page; Dedication; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 'The sweet flowers that smile in the walk of man': floral femininity and female education; 2 'Unveiling the mysteries of vegetation': botany and the feminine; 3 Sex, class and order in Flora's army; 4 Forward plants and wanton women: botany and sexual anxiety in the late eighteenth century; 5 'Botany in an English dress': British flora and the 'fair daughters of Albion'; Conclusion
  • Appendix 1: Key of the Sexual SystemAppendix 2: Botanical poems by women; Bibliography; Index
Control code
1007378934
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781526130174
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1vwgtq7
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1007378934
Label
Botany, sexuality and women's writing, 17601830;from modest shoot to forward plant
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-250) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Botany, sexuality and women's writing 1760-1830: From modest shoot to forward plant; Half Title Page; Dedication; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 'The sweet flowers that smile in the walk of man': floral femininity and female education; 2 'Unveiling the mysteries of vegetation': botany and the feminine; 3 Sex, class and order in Flora's army; 4 Forward plants and wanton women: botany and sexual anxiety in the late eighteenth century; 5 'Botany in an English dress': British flora and the 'fair daughters of Albion'; Conclusion
  • Appendix 1: Key of the Sexual SystemAppendix 2: Botanical poems by women; Bibliography; Index
Control code
1007378934
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781526130174
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1vwgtq7
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1007378934

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