The Female Malady: Women, Madness And English Culture, 1830-1980

The Female Malady: Women, Madness And English Culture, 1830-1980

  • Publish Date: 1986-02-12
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Elaine Showalter
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This incisive study explores how cultural ideas about proper feminine behavior have shaped the definition and treatment of madness in women as it traces trends in the psychiatric care of women in England from 1830-1980

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