Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 3237
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Johnsen , Rosemary Erickson
  • Contributor(s):
  • Title: Medieval Women in Context [The author discusses recent historical crime fiction set in the Middle Ages with women as the main characters. Authors Candace Robb and Margaret Frazer are mentioned, but Johnsen gives extended treatment to author Sharan Newman and her 12th century character Catherine LeVendeur. Also discussed are literary themes involving Heloise, pilgrimage, Jews, women's roles, and modern issues which parallel medieval concerns. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
  • Source: Contemporary Feminist Historical Crime Fiction..  Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.  Pages 21 - 58.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Book Chapter
  • Subject (See Also): Detective and Mystery Stories, Literary Genre Feminist Theory Historical Novels Medievalism Newman, Sharan, Mystery Writer (1949-) Women in Literature
  • Geographic Area:
  • Century: 20
  • Related Resources:
  • Primary Evidence:
  • Illustrations:
  • Table:
  • Abstract:
  • Author's Affiliation: Governors State University
  • Conference Info: - , -
  • Year of Publication: 2006.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 1403972788
  • Material/Technique :
  • Rights: