Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 3046
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Mirrer , Louise.
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  • Title: Representing "Other" Men: Muslims, Jews and Masculine Ideals in Medieval Castilian Epic and Ballad [The author argues that the texts represent Muslim and Jewish men as docile and defeated; at the same time they stand in stark contrast to the Christian heroes who are manly and aggressive.]
  • Source: Medieval Masculinities: Regarding Men in the Middle Ages.  Edited by Clare A. Lees with the assistance of Thelma Fenster and Jo Ann McNamaraMedieval Cultures, 7.  University of Minnesota Press, 1994.  Pages 169 - 186.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Cantar de Mio Cid, Epic Castilian Literature Jews in Literature Jugando Estaba el Rey Moro, Spanish Frontier Ballad Junto al Vado de Xenil, Spanish Frontier Ballad Literature- Verse Masculinity in Literature Muslims in Literature
  • Geographic Area: Iberia
  • Century: 13- 14- 15
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  • Table: Two tables. Table One Instances of powerful language (threats, imperatives and pejorative expressions or insults) in "Jugando estaba el rey moro" by principal speaker. Table Two Instances of powerless language(polite expressions of flattery, meek or self-effacing utterances, and naive utterances, in "Jugando estaba el rey moro" by religion of principal speaker.
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  • Author's Affiliation: Fordham University
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  • Year of Publication: 1994.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0816624259
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