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Encounters with Aging: Mythologies of Menopause in Japan and North America

Margaret Lock

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520082212
eISBN:
9780520916623
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520082212.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This book explicitly compares Japanese and North American medical and political accounts of female middle age to challenge Western assumptions about menopause. It uses ethnography, interviews, ... More


The Adult Woman: Female Behaviour Paradigms in La Femme gelée and Passion simple

in Annie Ernaux: The Return to Origins

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235378
eISBN:
9781846312571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235378.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines the portrayal of the adult woman and female behaviour paradigms in Annie Ernaux's La Femme gelée and Passion simple. It evaluates the interpretation of these works as feminist ... More


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