Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 3528
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Elliott , Dyan.
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  • Title: Bernardino of Siena Versus the Marriage Debt [argues that Bernardino questioned the assumption of equality in the marriage debt and recognized female spirituality as a legitimate reason for women to refuse sex with their husbands].
  • Source: Desire and Discipline: Sex and Sexuality in the Premodern West.  Edited by Jacqueline Murray and Konrad Eisenbichler.  University of Toronto Press, 1996.  Pages 168 - 200.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Bernardino da Siena, Theologian and Saint Conjugal Debt Husbands in Literature Marriage in Literature Sexuality in Literature Theology Wives in Literature
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  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 15
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  • Author's Affiliation: Indiana University
  • Conference Info: - , -
  • Year of Publication: 1996.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0802007805