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6:30 pm

The Victorian Medical Establishment & the Fear of Female Hysteria

March 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Old Operating Theatre Museum, 9A St Thomas Street
London, SE1 9RY United Kingdom
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From ‘the Maniac of Bedlam’ to Miss Havisham and Bertha Rochester, the concept of the ‘mad woman’ was a popular Victorian trope. ‘Madwomen’, both real and imaginary, became popular bogeywomen at a time when the medical establishment ruled that women … Continue reading

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