Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 7560
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Hennequinn , M. Wendy.
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  • Title: Not Quite One of the Guys: Pantysyllya as Virgin Warrior in Lydgate's "Troy Book" [The author argues that Lydgate represents Penthesilea with a mixture of manly and womanly characteristics, thus having her fall into the more flexible gender of the virgin. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Medieval Feminist Forum 34, (Fall 2002): Pages 8 - 24.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Amazons Gender in Literature Lydgate, John, Poet- Troy Book Penthesilea (Mythological Figure) Virginity in Literature Women in Literature
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 15
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  • Table: Two tables. Tabe One Assignment of qualities in Lydgate's "Troy Book" by sex. Qualities include emotions (anger), character traits (bravery), and animals to whom the characters are compared (tiger). Table Two Comparison of the deaths of Troilus and Penthesilea.
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Connecticut
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  • Year of Publication: 2002.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 15368742
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