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The flip of the 20 th century represented a crossroads within the French event of modernization, in particular in regard to principles approximately gender and sexuality. Drawing jointly famous students in French gender historical past, this quantity explores how historians have come to view this era in mild of recent theoretical advancements because the Nineteen Eighties.

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71–9; on political makes use of of banquets throughout the 3rd Republic, see the essays by means of Olivier Ihl and Jocelyne George in Les usages politiques des fêtes aux XIXe et XXe siècles, ed. Alain Corbin et al. (Paris: guides de l. a. Sorbonne, 1994). fifty two. Robert A. Nye, ‘Honor Codes and clinical Ethics in smooth France,’ Bulletin of the historical past of medication, sixty nine (1995): 99–111; idem. , ‘Medicine and technology as Masculine “Fields of Honor,” ’ Osiris, 12 (1997): 60–79. fifty three. Pierre Darmon, los angeles vie quotidienne du médecin parisienne en 1900 (Paris: Hachette, 1988), p. 88. fifty four. Nye, ‘Honor Codes,’ pp. 109–10; idem. , ‘Medicine and Science,’ pp. 75–76; the intensely male global of neurological and psychiatric drugs is mentioned in Toby Gelfand, ‘Sigmund-sur-Seine: Fathers and Brothers in Charcot’s Paris,’ in Freud and the historical past of Psychoanalysis, ed. T. Gelfand and John Kerr (Hillsdale, NJ: Analytic Press, 1992), p. 50. fifty five. The ‘Freethinker’s Dinner’ is mentioned in Jennifer Michael Hecht, the tip of the Soul: medical Modernity, Atheism, and Anthropology in France (New York: Columbia college Press, 2003), pp. 86–90. fifty six. See the resources on gastronomy pointed out above; the comment approximately conjugal food is in Briffault, Paris à desk, p. forty nine. fifty seven. Bérillon, ‘L’anorexie des adolescents,’ p. forty eight. fifty eight. Janet, Les obsessions, 1, pp. 38, forty. one hundred ten Confronting Modernity in Fin-de-Siècle France fifty nine. Charles Lasègue, ‘De l’appétit en général et de l’appétit digestif en particulier,’ Gazette des hôpitaux civils et militaires, 54(2) (1881): 10–11. 60. Cornil, Les maigreurs, p. 134. sixty one. Janet may be considered as an noticeable exception given his exploration of bodyshame (‘honte du corps’), yet, as famous past, his leader drawback used to be now not with the etiology of anorexia nervosa yet of obsessions and phobias manifested in assorted physically practices; Janet summed up one case by means of announcing that ‘le refus d’aliments n’était qu’une manifestation toute partielle’ of the patient’s underlying obsessive pathology; see Janet, Les obsessions, 1, pp. 33–50 (the citation is at 1, p. 40). sixty two. Gregory Zilboorg, A historical past of clinical Psychology (reprinted, manhattan: W. W. Norton, 1967), p. 398. sixty three. Georges Gilles de los angeles Tourette and H. Cathelinau, los angeles foodstuff dans l’hystérie (Paris: Aux Bureaux du Progrès clinical, 1890), p. ninety two. sixty four. For touch upon a sufferer of 16 who had ‘arrived at ‘l’âge par excellence de los angeles coquetterie,’ see Brissaud and Souques, ‘Délire de maigrir,’ p. 336; Debove, against this, traced situations of the illness to ‘quelque chagrin’ comparable to that of a lady who had misplaced her son; see Debove, ‘L’anorexie,’ p. 241. The subject matter of coquetry had already been sounded within the 1850s by means of the health practitioner grew to become man-about-town L. Véron, who attributed it to the impression of Lamartine; L. Véron, Mémoires d’un bourgeois de Paris, 6 vols (Paris: Gabriel de Gonet, 1853), 1, pp. 210–11; for an issue that during France anorexic habit was once first documented in works of fiction instead of medication, see Patricia A. McEachern, Deprivation and gear: the Emergence of Anorexia Nervosa in Nineteenth-Century Literature (Westport, CN: Greenwood Press, 1998).

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