Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 7686
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Polinska , Wioleta.
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  • Title: Bodies Under Siege: Eating Disorders and Self-Mutilation Among Women [The author compares and contrasts present-day eating disorders with medieval holy women's behaviors and suggests that in both cases women are seeking self-determination and autonomy].
  • Source: Journal of the American Academy of Religion 68, 3 (September 2000): Pages 569 - 589.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Asceticism Body Eating Disorders Fasting Hagiography Pain and Suffering Self-Mutilation Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: General
  • Century: 13- 14- 15
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Evansville
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  • Year of Publication: 2000.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00027189
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