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  • Record Number: 7600
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Squires , Ann.
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  • Title: The Treatment of the Figure of Judith in the Middle English Metrical Paraphrase of the Old Testament
  • Source: Neuphilologische Mitteilungen 97, 2 ( 1996): Pages 187 - 200.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Authority Bible- Old Testament- Judith Literature- Verse Middle English Metrical Paraphrase of the Old Testament- Judyth Translation Women in Literature
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 14
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  • Abstract: The Middle English Metrical Paraphrase of the "Book of Judith" transmutes the beautiful biblical heroine into the images of the "noble lady," "wise authority figure," and "pious widow," diffusing the threat which this narrative poses to male authority. [Reproduced by permission of the Modern Language Society].
  • Author's Affiliation: University of Durham
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  • Year of Publication: 1996.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00283754
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