Lecture: The Madness of Mary Telfair

When: Fri., March 24, 12 p.m. 2017

Citing the contest of Mary Telfair’s will by disgruntled nephews, who claimed that their aunt was mentally unfit, Dr. Felicity Turner will examine how gendered assumptions informed late 19th-century medical and legal understandings of madness and insanity.


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