Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 2148
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Armstrong , Guyda.
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  • Title: Investing the Wild: Women’s Beliefs in the Chansons de Geste [Engaging with two papers by anthropologist, Edwin Ardener, the author explores the relationship between the oppression of women characters in chansons de geste, and the ascription to them of dissenting beliefs. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Paragraph 13, 2 ( 1990): Pages 147 - 163.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Ardener, Edwin, Anthropologist (1927-1987)- "Belief and the Problem of Women" and "The Problem Revisited" Chansons de Geste, Literary Genre Gender Literature- Verse Wilderness, Image of Women in Literature
  • Award Note:
  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 12-13
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  • Illustrations: Four Illustrations. Figure One shows a Venn diagram depicting perceptual models of each gender. Figure Two shows a Venn diagram depicting masculine conceptualization of wild and social in relation to gender. Figure Three shows a Venn diagram depicting a hypothesized feminine conceptualization of social and wild in relation to gender. Figure Four shows a Venn diagram depicting a hypothesized representation of how men imagine that women view them.
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  • Author's Affiliation: Cardiff University
  • Conference Info: - , -
  • Year of Publication: 1990.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 02648334