Representations of the Feminine in the Middle Ages
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356 Pages

21.5 x 13.5 cm

28 b/w. Illustrations

Series: Feminea Medievalia

Imprint: Academia

Representations of the Feminine in the Middle Ages

Edited by Bonnie Wheeler

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The essays in this volume have a common theme and preoccupation: an intention to present medieval women - in life, literature, hagiography and art - as they thought of themselves, teased from the work...
The essays in this volume have a common theme and preoccupation: an intention to present medieval women - in life, literature, hagiography and art - as they thought of themselves, teased from the work of theirintermediaries (Hildegard of Bingen, Christine of Pisan) or from the works, words and social milieux of men (Chaucer's women, Chretien's patrons, the empress Theodora and others). Feminea Mediaevalia is designed to foreground feminine and feminist topics and issues in the field of medieval studies. Contributors: DEBORAH EVERHART, STEPHEN STALLCUP, JENNIFER R. GOODMAN, BONNIE WHEELER, JEAN E. JOST, JO GOYNE, RENEÉJUSTICE STANDLEY, DEREK BAKER, SAMUEL LYNDON GLADDEN, PAULA MARTIN, PATRICIA STIRNEMANN, DONNA J. OESTREICH, MARIANNE SINRAM, ELIZABETH NIGHTLINGER, ANN HUTCHISON, MICHAEL HOLAHAN.

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9780851156507

October 1995

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Title Details

356 Pages

2.15 x 1.35 cm

28 b/w. Illustrations

Series: Feminea Medievalia

Imprint: Academia