The Horrors of the Half-Known Life
Male Attitudes Toward Women and Sexuality in 19th. Century America
By (author) G.J.Barker- Benfield
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Horrors of the Half-Known Life by G.J.Barker- Benfield
Book DescriptionNow a classic in the field, The Horrors of the Half-Known Life is an important foundational text in the construction of masculinity, female identity, and the history of midwivery.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415925006
(229mm x 152mm x 24mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 25-Nov-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author G.J.Barker- Benfield
Portraits of American Women, Paperback (June 1998)
Twenty five short essays on American women, beginning with Pocahontas and ending with Betty Friedan, which focus on women who have made a significant contribution in the areas of art, literature, political engagement, educational activities or reform movements.
Culture of Sensibility, Paperback (February 1996)» View all books by G.J.Barker- Benfield
This book documents the emergence of the culture of sensibility that transformed British society of the eighteenth century. It focuses on the rise of new moral and spiritual values and the struggle to redefine the group identities of men and women.
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Author Biography - G.J.Barker- Benfield
G. J. Barker-Benfield is Professor of History and Women's Studies at SUNY-Albany. He is the coeditor with Catherine Clinton of Portraits of American Women and author of The Culture of Sensibility in Eighteenth-Century Britain: Sex and Society in Eighteenth-Century Britain.
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