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The marvelous hairy girls

Merry E. Wiesner

The marvelous hairy girls

the Gonzales sisters and their worlds

by Merry E. Wiesner

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sex role -- Europe -- History,
  • Abnormalities, Human -- Europe -- History,
  • Women -- Europe -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMerry Wiesner-Hanks.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1075.5.E85 W54 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22671426M
    ISBN 109780300127331
    LC Control Number2008044089
    OCLC/WorldCa262432327

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The Marvelous Hairy Girls Maddalena, Francesca and Antonietta were the daughters of Petrus Gonzales (c ). Along with their father and their brothers, Enrico and Orazio, they exhibited the symptoms of a dermatological anomaly called hypertrichosis universalis: much of their bodies, including the face and hands, were covered with : Rear View Mirror.

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Wiesner. Yale University Press, - History - pages. 0 Reviews. This book tells the extraordinary story of three sixteenth-century sisters who, along with their father and brothers, were afflicted with an extremely rare genetic condition that made them unusually.

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Jan Bondeson. The Marvelous Hairy Girls investigates European ideas on the distinctions between human and animal and men and women in an age when women were deemed as either saintly or monstrous, when werewolves and wildmen stalked the forest of the mind and genetic mutations were signs from Godand employed as propaganda by rival Catholics and Protestants Author: David Luhrssen.

Building on my book on the Gonzales sisters, The Marvelous Hairy Girls: The Gonzales Sisters and their Worlds, this paper examines the ways in which people living at the time understood and contextualized the male and female members of the Gonzales family.

To most people, they evoked animals or animal hybrids, or else the wild folk that lived Author: Merry Wiesner-Hanks. ""The Marvelous Hairy Girls" is a wonderful book, meticulously researched, witty and beautifully written. It takes the reader on a journey into the ordinary world of marvelous monsters, strange women and astonishing events.

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xiv + pp., illus., Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, The title of this book, and the endearing portrait on its cover, are enough in themselves to draw in readers. The 'marvelous hairy girls' were the daughters of Petrus and Catherine Gonzales, and they had inherited hypertrichosis universalis from their father, who was brought to the French court of Henry II and Catherine de Medici in from his birthplace, the Canary Islands."A stimulating and innovative book."-Charles Zilka, author of The Book of Witchcraft -- Charles Zilka "The Marvelous Hairy Girls is a wonderful book, meticulously researched, witty and beautifully written.

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