Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 4778
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  • Title: Body Doubles: Producing the Masculine "Corpus" [survey of varous images of the male medieval body as producer, laborer, moneymaker, and sodomite].
  • Source: Becoming Male in the Middle Ages.  Edited by Jeffrey Jerome Cohen and Bonnie Wheeler.  Garland Publishing, 1997.  Pages 3 - 19.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Body Homosexuality Masculinity Work
  • Geographic Area: General
  • Century: General
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  • Abstract: This survey of idealized images of the medieval male body suggests that they are neither as stable nor as abstract as they seem, since they must both transcend and exemplify matter. [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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