Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 5496
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Vasvari , Louise O.
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  • Title: Why is Doña Endrina a widow? Traditional culture and textuality in the "Libro de Buen Amor" [The author considers the implications of literary representations of widows as sexually excessive on the one hand, and sexually pleasing on the other. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Upon My Husband's Death: Widows in the Literature and Histories of Medieval Europe.  Edited by Louise MirrerStudies in Medieval and Early Modern Civilization.  University of Michigan Press, 1992.  Pages 259 - 287.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Dona Endrina (Literary Figure) Literature- Verse Ruiz, Juan, Archpriest of Hita- Libro de Buen Amor Sexuality in Literature Widows in Literature
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  • Geographic Area: Iberia
  • Century: 14
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  • Author's Affiliation: State University of New York, Stony Brook
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  • Year of Publication: 1992.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0472102575