Our Publications

Relevant publications by the Effaced team include:

Skinner, Patricia, and Emily Cock (eds), Approaching Facial Difference: Past and Present (Bloomsbury, 2018).

Biernoff, Suzannah. Portraits of Violence: War and the Aesthetics of Disfigurement (Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 2017).

Skinner, Patricia.  Living with Disfigurement in Early Medieval Europe (Palgrave Macmillan, US: New Middle Ages Series, 2017). Read online.

Jones, David Houston . ‘From Commonplace to Common Ground: Facial Injury in Kader Attia’s Continuum of Repair’Journal of War & Culture Studies 10:1 (2017). Read online.

Turner, David M. ‘Impaired Children in Eighteenth-century England’. Social History of Medicine (2017) hkw128. doi: 10.1093/shm/hkw128. Read online.

Cock, Emily. ‘He would by no means risque his Reputation: patient and doctor shame in Daniel Turner’s De Morbis Cutaneis (1714) and Syphilis (1717)’, Medical Humanities (January 2017) doi:10.1136/medhum-2016-01105. Read online.

Cock, Emily. ‘The à la mode disease: syphilis and temporality.’ Disease and Death in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture: Fashioning the Unfashionable. Ed. Allan Ingram and Leigh Wetherall-Dickson (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017).

Skinner, Patricia. ‘Facial mutilation and the law in early medieval Europe and India: a comparative study’, The Medieval Globe 2.2 (2016). Read online.

Jones, David Houston. Installation Art and the Practices of Archivalism (London/New York: Routledge, 2016).

Skinner, Patricia. ‘Taking Out the Eye of a One-Eyed Man and Other Hypothetical Moments of Sensory Impairment in Early Medieval Law’. Sensory Perception in the Medieval West. Ed. Simon Thomson & Michael Bintley (Turnhout: Brepols, 2016). Read online.

Skinner, Patricia. ‘Better Off Dead than Disfigured? The Challenges of Facial Injury in the Premodern Past’. Transactions of the Royal Historical Society 26 (2016), 25-41. Read online.

Bradley, Mark and Eric Varner. ‘Missing noses’, in Smell and the Ancient Senses, ed. Mark Bradley (London: Routledge, 2015), 171-80.

Cock, Emily. ‘Shaming the “Sympathetic Snout”: Representations of Plastic Surgery in the Early Eighteenth Century’. The Authenticity of the Emotions in the Eighteenth Century. Ed. David Lemmings, Robert Phiddian, Heather Kerr (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015).

Gehrhardt, Marjorie, The Men with Broken Faces: Gueules cassees of the First World War (Oxford: Peter Lang, 2015).

Jones, David Houston, with Marjorie Gehrhardt. Paddy Hartley: of Faces and Facades (London: Black Dog, 2015).

Skinner, Patricia. ‘Visible prowess? Reading men’s head and face wounds in early medieval European sources to 1000CE’, in Wounds and Wound Repair in Medieval Culture, ed. K. deVries and L. Tracy (Leiden, Brill, 2015), 81-101. Read online.

Skinner, Patricia. ‘Marking the face, curing the soul: reading the disfigurement of women in the later middle ages’, in Religion, Medicine and Gender in Late Medieval Culture, ed. Naoe Yoshikawa (Woodbridge: Boydell, 2015). Read online.

Cock, Emily. ‘“Lead[ing] ‘em by the Nose into publick Shame and Derision”: Gaspare Tagliacozzi, Alexander Read, and the Lost History of Plastic Surgery, 1600–1800’. Social History of Medicine 28:1 (2015), 1–21. Read online.

Bradley, Mark, and Shane Butler (series editors). The Senses in Antiquity, 6 volumes (London: Routledge, 2014-2017).

Skinner, Patricia. ‘The gendered nose and its lack: “medieval” nose-cutting and its modern manifestations’, Journal of Women’s History, 26.1, (2014) PMCID PMC4001321. Read online.

Frances, Jane.’Damaged or Unusual Bodies: Staring or Seeing and Feeling’, Journal of Body, Movement and Dance in Psychotherapy: An International Journal for Theory, Research and Practice, 9 (2014), 198-210. Read online.

Turner, David M., and Alun Withey. ‘Technologies of the Body: Polite Consumption and the Correction of Deformity in Eighteenth-Century England’, History 99.338 (2014), 775-796. Read online.

Biernoff, Suzannah. ‘The Face of War’ in Ugliness: The Non-Beautiful in Art and Theory, ed. Andrei Pop and Mechtild Widrich (London: I.B. Tauris, 2014), 34-48.

Biernoff, Suzannah. ‘The Ruptured Portrait’, in The Sensory War, 1914-2014, ed. A.Carden-Coyne, D. Morris and T. Wilcox (Manchester: Cornerhouse/Manchester Art Gallery, 2014).

Gehrhardt, Marjorie, Hélène Guillot, and Jean-Christophe Labadie. ‘Le soldat blessé et soigné’, in Archives de la Grande Guerre: des sources pour l’histoire, ed. Philippe Nivet, Coraline Coutant-Daydé and Mathieu Stoll (Rennes: Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2014), 183-90.

Gehrhardt, Marjorie. ‘Gueules Cassées and the Ambiguity of Violence’ in Gender, Agency and Violence: European Perspectives from Early Modern Times to the Present Day, ed. Ulrike Zitzlsperger (Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013), 151-62.

Gehrhardt, Marjorie. ‘Gueules Cassées: the Men behind the Masks’, Journal of War and Culture Studies, 6.4 (2013), 267-281. Read online.

Gehrhardt, Marjorie. ‘Walking Reminders of the War: The Case of Facially Disfigured Veterans’ in Twentieth Century Wars in European Memory, ed. Jozef Niznik (Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2013), 103-15.

Curtis, Ben. The South Wales Miners, 1964-1985 (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2013).

Biernoff, Suzannah. ‘Medical Archives and Digital Culture,’ Photographies, 5.2 (2012), 179-202. Read online.

Biernoff, Suzannah and J. Tynan. ‘Making and remaking the civilian soldier: the First World War photographs of Horace Nicholls’, Journal of War and Culture, special issue: Men at War, 5.3 (2012), 277-93. Read online.

Turner, David M. Disability in Eighteenth-Century England: Imagining Physical Impairment (London/New York: Routledge, 2012).

Frances, Jane. ‘Staring and Phantasy: a speculative attempt to understand and address the
widely observed misrepresentation and exclusion of people with disfigurements’, in Exclusion and the Politics of Representation, ed. L. Auestad (London: Karnac, 2012), 114-134.

Frances, Jane. ‘Mixing Fantasy and Reality: what happens at the interface between disfigurement stereotypes in entertainment media and the lived experience of people with disfiguring injuries, conditions and illnesses?’ (Oxford: Inter-disciplinary.net, 2011). Read online.

Biernoff, Suzannah .‘The Rhetoric of Disfigurement in First World War Britain,’ Social History of Medicine, 24.3 (2011), 666-85. Read online.

Biernoff, Suzannah. ‘Medical Archives and Digital Culture,’ Medical History 55.3 (2011), 325-330. Read online.

Bradley, Mark. ‘Obesity, corpulence and emaciation in Roman art’, Papers of the British School at Rome, 79 (2011), 1-41. Read online.

Biernoff, Suzannah. ‘Flesh Poems: Henry Tonks and the Art of Surgery,’ Visual Culture in Britain, 11.1 (2010), 25-47. Read online.

Frances, Jane and Potter, J. ‘Difference and Inclusion: beyond Disfigurement – the impact of splitting on pupils’ social experience of inclusive education’, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties 15.1 (2010), 49-61.

Turner, David M. ‘The Body Beautiful’, in A Cultural History of the Human Body in the Enlightenment, ed. Carol Reeves (Oxford: Berg, 2010), 113-131 and 237-42.

Tougher, Shaun. The Eunuch in Byzantine History and Society (London: Routledge, 2009).

Turner, David M. and Kevin Stagg (eds). Social Histories of Disability and Deformity (London: Routledge, 2006).

Frances, Jane. ‘Disfigurement, Pretence and Candour: transforming community around visible difference’, International Journal of Equity and Innovation in Early Childhood, 6.1 (2008), 100-112. Read online.

Walker, Garthine. Writing Early Modern History (London: Hodder Arnold/Bloomsbury, 2005).

Frances, Jane. Educating Children with Facial Disfigurement (London: Routledge Falmer, 2004).

Walker, Garthine. Crime, Gender and Social Order in Early Modern England (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003).

Frances, Jane. ‘Providing Effective Support in School when a Child has a Disfigured
Appearance: the work of the Changing Faces School Service’, Support for Learning 15.4 (2000), 177-182. Read online.

Skinner, Patricia. Health and Medicine in Early Medieval Southern Italy (Leiden: Brill, 1997).

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