Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 6728
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Clayton , Mary.
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  • Title: Aelfric's "Judith": Manipulative or Manipulated? [argues for multiple audiences for the literal, typological, and tropological levels of the text; by emphasizing Judith's chastity and humility, Aelfric attempts to defuse Judith's power and sexuality in the Biblical narrative]
  • Source: Anglo-Saxon England 23, ( 1994): Pages 215 - 227.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Ælfric, Abbot of Eynsham- Homily on Judith Ælfric, Abbot of Eynsham- Letter to Sigeweard Bible Exegesis- Judith Chastity in Literature Literature- Prose Monasticism Readers
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 10
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  • Author's Affiliation: University College, Dublin
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  • Year of Publication: 1994.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 02636751
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