Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 12751
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Edwards , Lilas G.
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  • Title: Joan of Arc: Gender and Authority in the Text of the "Trial of Condemnation" [The author analyzes Joan's claims to authority including her relationship to God, her virginity, and the voices she hears; the author also takes into account some of the judges' counts against her including heresy and androgyny].
  • Source: Young Medieval Women.  Edited by Katherine J. Lewis, Noel James Menuge, and Kim M. Phillips.  St. Martin's Press, 1999.  Pages 133 - 152.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Authority Gender Joan of Arc, Saint Trials Visions
  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 15
  • Related Resources: Lilas Edwards also uses the techniques of critical textual analysis in her study of the transcripts of Joan of Arc's Trial of Condemnation (1431). Edwards finds that multiple constructions of the virgin-warrior emerge from the records of her trial. Althou
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  • Year of Publication: 1999.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0312221304
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