Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 2849
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Bennett , Helen.
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  • Title: The Female Mourner at Beowulf's Funeral: Filling in the Blanks / Hearing the Spaces [The article discusses the incomplete funeral passage in "Beowulf," and critiques normative editing practices around that passage, which tend to "fill it in" with a particular kind of female mourner -- the passive female victim -- rather than to accept its silences and its holes. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Exemplaria: A Journal of Theory in Medieval and Renaissance Studies 4, 1 (Spring 1992): Pages 35 - 50.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Beowulf, Old English Epic Death in Literature Lament, Literary Genre Literature- Verse Mourning in Literature Women in Literature
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  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 8-9
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  • Author's Affiliation: Eastern Kentucky University
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  • Year of Publication: 1992.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 10412573