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Nervous Women

Sex in Mind and Education, Henry Maudsley, 1874

The Hidden Self, William James , 1890

Fragment of an analysis of a case of hysteria, Sigmund Freud, 1896 

A Woman’s Poem, Harpers, 1859

Iconographie photographique de la salpetriere – photos of hysterical women taken in the hospital where Charcot worked

Mad, Bad and Sad, by Lisa Appignanesi, 2007

The Female Malady, by Elaine Showalter, 1985

By Charlotte Perkins Gilman:

  • Women and Economics, 1898

  • The Home: Its Work and Influence, 1903

  • Does a Man Support His Wife?, 1915

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