Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 6902
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Phillips , Kim M.
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  • Title: Written on the Body: Reading Rape from the Twelfth to Fifteenth Centuries [the author argues that English law and legal treatises give evidence of three phases over time in the understanding of rape: 1) The raped body as bleeding and violently assaulted 2) Rape as the violation of virginity 3) The raped body as absent, a body that has been feloniously abducted].
  • Source: Medieval Women and the Law.  Edited by Noël James Menuge.  Boydell Press, 2000.  Pages 125 - 144.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Body Consent Kidnapping Law Politics Rape Violence Virginity
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 12- 13- 14- 15
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Auckland
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  • Year of Publication: 2000.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0851157750
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