Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 1724
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Boklund-Lagopoulou , Karin.
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  • Title: Yate of Heven: Conceptions of the Female Body in the Religious Lyrics [The author explores a variety of images including Jesus as nourishing mother, the soul as the bride of Christ, the body as the site of decay and corruption, and the closed, virginal body].
  • Source: Writing Religious Women: Female Spiritual and Textual Practices in Late Medieval England.  Edited by Denis Renevey and Christiania Whitehead.  University of Toronto Press, 2000.  Pages 133 - 154.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Body Devotional Literature Gender in Literature Jesus Christ- Passion in Literature Literature- Verse Mary, Virgin, Saint in Literature Readers Virginity Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 13- 14
  • Related Resources: Karin Boklund-Lagopoulou's article "investigates the textual constructions of the female body" found in thirteenth and fourteenth century Middle English religious lyrics (134). It begins by pointing out that initially "the religious lyrics do not appear t
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  • Author's Affiliation: Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
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  • Year of Publication: 2000.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0802035175
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