Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 17905
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Nicholson , Francesca.
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  • Title: Seeing Women Troubadours without the "-itz" and "isms" [The author analyzes two poems attributed to women, Na Bieris de Roman and Azalais. Nicholson argues that they sometimes identify with a male lover and sometimes speak as women. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Troubled Vision: Gender, Sexuality, and Sight in Medieval Text and Image.  Edited by Emma Campbell and Robert Mills.  Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.  Pages 63 - 76.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Gender in Literature Identity Literature- Verse Occitan Literature Trobairitz Troubadours Woman Woman Relationships Women Authors Women in Literature
  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 13
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  • Abstract: Against the critical tendency to "see" and secure the femininity of the women troubadours, this chapter shows how their subjective voice alternates between the feminine and the masculine, sustaining gender hybridity in poetic practice. [(c)Emma Campbell and Robert Mills. Reprinted with permission of Palgrave Macmillan.]
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  • Year of Publication: 2004.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 1403963436
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