Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 3753
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Chewning , Susannah Mary.
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  • Title: The Paradox of Virginity within the Anchoritic Tradition: The Masculine Gaze and the Feminine Body in the "Wohunge" Group
  • Source: Constructions of Widowhood and Virginity in the Middle Ages.  Edited by Cindy L. Carlson and Angela Jane Weisl.  St. Martin's Press, 1999.  Pages 113 - 134.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Anchoresses Ancrene Wisse, Middle English Devotional Work Body Gaze Gender in Literature Literature- Prose Literature- Verse Masculinization Mystics Ureisun of Oure Louerde, Middle English Devotional Work Virginity in Literature Wohunge Group, Middle Engl
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 13
  • Related Resources: Continuing the discussion of virgins' submission or empowerment through the infliction of pain and torture, Susannah Mary Chewning investigates the dynamic of suffering in The Paradox of Virginity Within the Anchoritic Tradition." Examining texts in the W
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  • Author's Affiliation: Kean College and Montclair State College
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  • Year of Publication: 1999.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0312211368
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