The woman of Candia: gender, monstrous birth and printed news in the aftermath of the Cretan War (1645-69)

Stouraiti, Anastasia. 2019. The woman of Candia: gender, monstrous birth and printed news in the aftermath of the Cretan War (1645-69). Cretica Chronica, 39, pp. 381-408. ISSN 0454-5206 [Article]

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Taking as its starting point a monstrous birth in Ottoman Crete, the article examines constructions of monstrous reproduction, motherhood, female agency and the power of maternal imagination in a time of political instability and change.

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Article

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monstrous reproduction, motherhood, female agency, maternal imagination

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17 June 2019Accepted
2019Published

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26641

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26 Jul 2019 08:05

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15 Jan 2020 13:44

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Yes, this version has been peer-reviewed.

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http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/26641

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