Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 4118
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Partner , Nancy F.
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  • Title: The Family Romance of Guibert of Nogent: His Story/ Her Story
  • Source: Medieval Mothering.  Edited by John Carmi Parsons and Bonnie Wheeler.  Garland Publishing, 1996.  Pages 359 - 379.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Family Gender Guibert of Nogent, Benedictine Monk and Chronicler Mothers Psychoanalytic Theory Sexuality
  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 11-12
  • Related Resources: This is quite a different perspective from that which Nancy Partner brings to her psychologically-informed reading of Guibert of Nogent's discussion of his mother. In a subtly argued and close reading of Guibert's memoirs, Partner exposes the interdepende
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  • Abstract: This essay on Guibert's memoir uses a psychoanalytic approach to decode the deep plot of this twelfth-century narrative that offers rare and unusual insight into the dynamics of medieval family life. [Reproduced by permission of Garland Publishing.]
  • Author's Affiliation: McGill University
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  • Year of Publication: 1996.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0815323417
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