Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 7767
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Fee , Christopher.
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  • Title: Judith and the Rhetoric of Heroism in Anglo-Saxon England [argues that the Anglo-Saxon "Judith" is restricted to a purely inspirational role in contrast to the Vulgate "Judith" who plans and executes a daring strategy; the author suggests that Anglo-Saxon culture equated active heroism only with masculine military might].
  • Source: English Studies 78, 5 (September 1997): Pages 401 - 406.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Gender in Literature Heroes in Literature Judith, Old English Poem Literature- Verse Sources Women in Active Roles in Literature Women in Literature
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 10
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Glasgow
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  • Year of Publication: 1997.
  • Language: English
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