Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 11687
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Waterhouse , Ruth.
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  • Title: Discourse and Hypersignification in Two of Aelfric's Saint's Lives [Aethelthryth (or Etheldreda) and Oswald; the author discusses differences in interpretation of the narrative among contemporaries of the saints, readers of Bede's version in the eighth century, Aelfric's version in the late tenth century, and a reading in the late twentieth century].
  • Source: Holy Men and Holy Women: Old English Prose Saints' Live and Their Contexts.  Edited by Paul E. Szarmach.  State University of New York Press, 1996.  Pages 333 - 352.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Ælfric, Abbot of Eynsham- Lives of the Saints Æthelthryth of Ely, Queen of Northumbria, Saint Bede, the Venerable, Scholar Hagiography Literature- Prose Translation Virginity in Literature Women in Literature Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 8, 10
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  • Illustrations: One figure. A diagram of writer-text-reader relationships.
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  • Year of Publication: 1996.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0791427153
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