Table of contents for Hermaphrodites in Renaissance Europe / Kathleen P. Long.

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List of Illustrations vi
Acknowledgments vii
Introduction: Sex and Gender Wars 1
1 Sexual Dissonance: Early Modern Scientific Accounts of
Hermaphrodism 29
2 The Cultural and Medical Construction of Gender: Caspar Bauhin 49
3 Jacques Duval on Hermaphrodites: Culture Wars in the Medical
Profession 77
4 Hermetic Hermaphrodites 109
5 Gender and Power in the Alchemical Works of Clovis Hesteau
de Nuysement 137
6 Lyric Hermaphrodites 163
7 The Royal Hermaphrodite: Henri III of France 189
8 Hermaphrodites Newly Discovered: The Cultural Monsters of Early
Modern France 215
Conclusion 237
Bibliography 245
Index 255

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Hermaphroditism -- History.
Hermaphroditism -- Europe -- History -- 16th century.
Gender identity -- Europe -- History -- 16th century.