Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 7678
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): McGinley , Kevin J.
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  • Title: The "Fenzeit" and the Feminine: Robert Henryson's "Orpheus and Eurydice" and the Gendering of Poetry [The author argues that the narrative in the poem is associated with the feminine while the concluding "moralitas" is identified as masculine. McGinley suggests that in this way the poet calls into question the traditional patriarchal values and presents the feminine more positively. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Woman and the Feminine in Medieval and Early Modern Scottish Writing.  Edited by Sarah M. Dunnigan, C. Marie Harker, and Evelyn S. Newlyn.  Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.  Pages 74 - 85.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Allegory Gender in Literature Henryson, Robert, Poet- Orpheus and Eurydice Literature- Verse Scotland
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 15
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Edinburgh (teaches part-time);University of Glasgow (teaches part-time)
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  • Year of Publication: 2004.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 1403911819
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