Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 2529
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Hale , Rosemary Drage.
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  • Title: Joseph as Mother: Adaptation and Appropriation in the Construction of Male Virtue
  • Source: Medieval Mothering.  Edited by John Carmi Parsons and Bonnie Wheeler.  Garland Publishing, 1996.  Pages 101 - 116.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Joseph, Saint as Mother Mary, Virgin, Saint- Image of Masculinity Mother, Image of
  • Geographic Area: General
  • Century: 15
  • Related Resources: This complicated question of the relationship of Mary and Joseph also figures into Rosemary Hale's analysis of how, during the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, the cult of Joseph appropriated many Marian images. In the process, Joseph was transformed f
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  • Illustrations: An examination of the appropriation and redeployment of Marian images in the construction of the late medieval cult of St. Joseph, including representations of Joseph in the "madonna pose" and the use of the lily as an emblem of purity. [Reproduced by permission of Garland Publishing.]
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  • Author's Affiliation: Concordia University
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  • Year of Publication: 1996.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0815323417
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