Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 6832
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Epp , Garrett P. J.
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  • Title: Noah's Wife: The Shaming of the "Trew" [The author examines the relationship between Noah and his wife in the Wakefield and York plays. Wakefield presents scenes of violence between the spouses while York does not represent the wife as a shrew and generally encourages the avoidance of violence. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Domestic Violence in Medieval Texts.  Edited by Eve Salisbury, Georgiana Donavin, and Merrall Llewelyn Price.  University Press of Florida, 2002.  Pages 223 - 241.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Literature- Drama Violence in Literature Wakefield Plays- Processus Noe Cum Filiis Wife of Noah (Biblical Figure) Women in Literature York Plays
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 15- 16
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Alberta, Edmonton
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  • Year of Publication: 2002.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0813024420
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