Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 4970
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  • Title: Cold Are the Counsels of Women: The Revengeful Woman in Icelandic Family Sagas [The author argues that the large number of vengeful female characters in Icelandic sagas indicates the existence of a stereotype, one which should receive more scholarly attention. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Women as Protagonists and Poets in the German Middle Ages: An Anthology of Feminist Approaches to Middle High German Literature.  Edited by Albrecht Classen.  K├╝mmerle Verlag, 1991.  Pages 1 - 27.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Family Sagas Literature - Prose Revenge in Literature Women in Literature
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  • Geographic Area: Scandinavia
  • Century: General
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  • Year of Publication: 1991.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 3874527689