Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 4930
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  • Title: Heo Man Ne Waes: Cross-Dressing, Sex-Change, and Womanhood in Aelfric's Life of Eugenia [The author compares Alefric's version with the "Vitae patrum" text, arguing that Aelfric emphasizes the renunciation of the material world while virginity is not his primary concern].
  • Source: Mediaevalia 22, 1 ( 1998): Pages 113 - 131. Published by the Center for Medieval and Early Renaissance Studies, State University of New York at Binghamton
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Ælfric, Abbot of Eynsham- Lives of the Saints- Life of Eugenia Cross Dressing Gender in Literature Hagiography Martyrs Virginity Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 10
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  • Year of Publication: 1998.
  • Language: English
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