Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 3168
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Wickham-Crowley , Kelley M.
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  • Title: Gowther Among the Dogs: Becoming Inhuman c. 1400
  • Source: Becoming Male in the Middle Ages.  Edited by Jeffrey Jerome Cohen and Bonnie Wheeler.  Garland Publishing, 1997.  Pages 219 - 244.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Body Literature- Verse Masculinity in Literature Monsters Psychoanalytic Theory Sir Gowther, Middle English Romance
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 15
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  • Abstract: Using the postmodern identity theories of Gilles Deleuze and FĂ©lix Guattari, Cohen maps the gendering of a monstrous male body in a late Middle English Romance. the essay demonstrates that the medieval body is always in process, always in production. [Reproduced by permission of Garland Publishing at http://www.garlandpub.com].
  • Author's Affiliation: Georgetown University
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  • Year of Publication: 1997.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0815328362
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