Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 18010
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Davis , Isabel.
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  • Title: Consuming the Body of the Working Man in the Later Middle Ages [The author argues for a more nuanced reading of the working man's body. Davis cites literary texts in which the male peasant is associated with food and sustenance while other texts emphasize the pain and bodily disfigurement that the work brings. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Consuming Narrative: Gender and Monstrous Appetite in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.  Edited by Liz Herbert McAvoy and Teresa Walters.  University of Wales Press, 2002.  Pages 42 - 53.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Body Gender in Literature Masculinity Peasantry Social Class Work
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 14
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  • Year of Publication: 2002.
  • Language: English
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