Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 14418
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Picone , Michelangelo.
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  • Title: La vergine e l'eremita: Una lettura intertestuale della novella di Alibech ("Decameron" III. 10) [Boccaccio's tales burlesque hagiographic conventions, including the story of Mary of Egypt; the hermit's mortifications, in the tale of Alibech, lead, not to sanctity, but to pride and a fall; and the virgin Alibech finds sexual pleasure and worldly wisdom in the wilderness; the poet explores in this tale the relationship between the mystical and the erotic].
  • Source: Vox Romanica 57, ( 1998): Pages 85 - 99.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Alibech (Literary Figure) Boccaccio, Giovanni, Author- Decameron III, X Hagiography Literature- Prose Mary of Egypt, Saint Vitae Patrum, Hagiographic Collection Women in Literature
  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 14
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  • Year of Publication: 1998.
  • Language: Italian
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