Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 4603
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  • Title: Diminished by Kindness: Frederick Klaeber's Rewriting of Wealhtheow [The author argues that Klaeber was so influenced by his nineteenth century background (in which women were only mothers and had no power) that he mistranslated words to avoid Wealhtheow's power and political maneuvering].
  • Source: JEGP: Journal of English and Germanic Philology 93, 2 (April 1994): Pages 183 - 203.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Beowulf, Old English Epic Gender Klaeber, Frederick, Philologist (1863-1954) Literature- Verse Old English Language Wealhtheow (Literary Figure) Women in Literature Women's Nature
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  • Geographic Area: British Isles;Germany
  • Century: 8- 9- 10, 19
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  • Year of Publication: 1994.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 03636941