Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 34384
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Irvine , Martin,
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  • Title: Abelard and (Re)Writing the Male Body: Castration, Identity, and Remasculinization
  • Source: Becoming Male in the Middle Ages.  Edited by Jeffrey Jerome Cohen and Bonnie Wheeler.  Garland Publishing, 1997.  Pages 87 - 106.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Abelard, Peter, Philosopher- Ad Amicum Pro Consolatione Epistola Castration Gender Latin Literature Literature- Prose Masculinity Rhetoric
  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 12
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  • Abstract: Ableard's writings disclose that he was engaged in a project of remasculinization in response to his public identity as a feminized eunuch. This essay places his project in a historical context. [Reproduced by permission of Garland Publishing at http://www.garlandpub.com].
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  • Year of Publication: 1997.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0815328362
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