Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 11726
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Dunton-Downer , Leslie.
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  • Title: Wolf Man
  • Source: Becoming Male in the Middle Ages.  Edited by Jeffrey Jerome Cohen and Bonnie Wheeler.  Garland Publishing, 1997.  Pages 203 - 218.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Literature- Verse Marie de France, Poet- Lais- Bisclavret Masculinity in Literature Supernatural Violence in Literature Werewolves
  • Geographic Area: British Isles;France
  • Century: 12
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  • Abstract: Werewolf literature efficiently sets questions of gender against those of humanness. Marie de France's "Bisclavret," examined here, asks whether maleness and humanness constitute two mutually exclusives kinds of identities. [Reproduced by permission of Garland Publishing at http://www.garlandpub.com].
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  • Year of Publication: 1997.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0815328362
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