Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 2772
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Peyroux , Catherine.
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  • Title: Gertrude's "Furor": Reading Anger in an Early Medieval Saint's "Life" [analyzes an episode in Gertrude's "Vita" in which she, full of raging anger, rejects a young man as a suitor in favor of Jesus Christ].
  • Source: Anger's Past: The Social Uses of an Emotion in the Middle Ages.  Edited by Barbara H. Rosenwein.  Cornell University Press, 1998.  Pages 36 - 55.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Anger in Literature Emotions Gertrude, Abbess of Nivelles, Saint Hagiography Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: Low Countries
  • Century: 7
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  • Author's Affiliation: Duke University
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  • Year of Publication: 1998.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0801432669
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