Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 3085
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Firestone , Ruth H.
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  • Title: Queen Helche the Good: Model for Noblewomen [The author argues that the literary figure, Queen Helche, represents the ideal noble woman, who is intelligent and capable but also subordinate, loyal both to husband and realm. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Women as Protagonists and Poets in the German Middle Ages: An Anthology of Feminist Approaches to Middle High German Literature.  Edited by Albrecht Classen.  K├╝mmerle Verlag, 1991.  Pages 117 - 145.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Helche, Queen (Literary Figure) Literature - Verse Nibelungenlied, Middle High German Epic Noble Women Queens in Literature
  • Geographic Area: Germany
  • Century: 13
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  • Author's Affiliation: Fort Hays State University
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  • Year of Publication: 1991.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 3874527689
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