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Medical muses

Asti Hustvedt

Medical muses

hysteria in nineteenth-century Paris

by Asti Hustvedt

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Published by W.W. Norton & Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Salpêtrière (Hospital),
  • Neurologists,
  • History, 19th Century,
  • Neurology,
  • Treatment,
  • Psychiatry,
  • History,
  • Biography,
  • Hysteria

  • About the Edition

    Depicts the lives of three French women who became unwitting celebrities after being committed to the hysteria ward of Salpetrière Hospital in 1870s Paris and delves into the treatment they received from noted French neurologist Jean-Martin Charcot.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 341-354) and index.

    StatementAsti Hustvedt
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC339.52.C453 H87 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 372 p. :
    Number of Pages372
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25045668M
    ISBN 100393025608
    ISBN 109780393025606
    LC Control Number2011000697
    OCLC/WorldCa668194841

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      Hustvedt, Asti. Medical Muses: Hysteria in Nineteenth-Century Paris. New York: W. W. Norton, Pp. ISBN: Meticulously documented and beautifully illustrated, Hustvedt's book showcases the lives of three women--"Blanche," "Augustine," and "Genevieve"--who in the s ended up at the Salpetriere hospital in the care of Jean-Marie Charcot. Dr. James Burt believed women’s bodies were broken, and only he could fix them. In the s, this Ohio OB-GYN developed what he called “love surgery,” a unique procedure he maintained enhanced the sexual responses of a new mother, transforming her into “a horny little house mouse.”.

      From Medical Muses: Hysteria in Nineteenth-Century Paris, Asti Hustvedt, From NPR. During the decade of the s, three young women found themselves in the hysteria ward of the Salpetriere Hospital in Paris under the direction of the prominent neurologist Jean-Martin Charcot. As the clinical health system of the Medical University of South Carolina, MUSC Health is dedicated to delivering the highest quality patient care available, while training generations of competent, compassionate health care providers to serve the people of South Carolina and beyond. Comprising some 1, beds, more than outreach sites, the.


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Medical Muses is a book that explores the treatment and study of hysterics by Charcot in 19th Century France, but also shows a parallel to the climate surrounding treatment of similar conditions today.

Asti Hustvedt's research shows her passion for the subject, she goes above and beyond in her researches to present the truth regarding the /5. Medical Muses is a wonderful book in which the author has done a marvelous job of researching the histories of Charcot and his three most famous “muses,” his female patients diagnosed with hysteria in the 19th century.

However, not only is the book really well grounded in solid research, it is also a pleasure to read/5(30). MEDICAL MUSES: The Culture of Hysteria in Nineteenth-Century Paris User Review - Kirkus. A compelling analysis of hysteria told through the stories of three young women afflicted with the the late s, the Salpetriere Hospital in Paris was notorious for its controversial 3/5(2).

Medical Muses tells the stories of the women institutionalised in the Salpêtrière. Theirs is a tale of science and ideology, medicine and the occult, of hypnotism, sadism, love and theatre.

Combining hospital records, municipal archives, memoirs and letters, Medical Muses sheds new light on a crucial moment in psychiatric history. In the Salpêtrière Hospital in Paris became the epicenter of the study of hysteria, the mysterious illness then thought to affect half of all women.

There, prominent neurologist Jean-Martin Ch. The “medical muses” were, she believed, exploited; they were coerced into demonstrating the extremes of an illness that had captured the public’s interest.

This book. Medical Muses tells the stories of the women institutionalised in the Salpetriere. Theirs is a tale of science and ideology, medicine and the occult, of hypnotism, sadism, love and theatre.

Combining hospital records, municipal archives, memoirs and letters, Medical Muses sheds new light on a crucial moment in psychiatric history. show more. Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.

Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves. The medical muse by Richard Willard Armour,McGraw-Hill edition, in EnglishISBN: X. About Medical Muses Hysteria as a disease no longer exists, but in the nineteenth century hysteria was thought to affect half of all women in one of its myriad forms.

In the famous and infamous Salpêtrière Hospital in Paris, under the reign of renowned neurologist Jean-Martin Charcot, became the focal point for study of the mysterious.

Medical Muses Hysteria in Nineteenth-century Paris (Book): Hustvedt, Asti: Depicts the lives of three French women who became unwitting celebrities after being committed to the hysteria ward of Salpetrière Hospital in s Paris and delves into the treatment they.

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Ancient History Encyclopedia receives a small. In Medical Muses, Asti Hustvedt travels back to a 19th-century Parisian hospital in an attempt to understand — and humanize — history's hysterics.

Read & Listen HomeAuthor: Asti Hustvedt. ‎A fascinating study of three young female hysterics who shaped our early notions of psychology. Blanche, Augustine, and Genevieve found themselves in the hysteria ward of the Salpetriere Hospital in s Paris, where their care was directed by 5/5(1).

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Charcot, as portrayed in Asti Hust­vedt’s consistently enthralling “Medical Muses,” focused intently — myopically, one could argue — on using hypnosis to induce hysteria and make “his.