Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 5679
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Jochens , Jenny.
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  • Title: Before the Male Gaze: The Absence of the Female Body in Old Norse [The essay studies Old Norse descriptions of corporeal beauty, focusing in particular on the role of clothing and hair. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Sex in the Middle Ages: A Book of Essays.  Edited by Joyce E. Salisbury.  Garland Publishing, 1991.  Pages 3 - 29.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Beauty in Literature Body in Literature Clothing in Literature Gaze Hair Color Hairstyles Sagas Scandinavian Studies Sexuality
  • Award Note:
  • Geographic Area: Scandinavia
  • Century: 10- 11- 12- 13
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  • Author's Affiliation: Towson State University
  • Conference Info: - , -
  • Year of Publication: 1991.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: Not Available