Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 7824
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Murray , Jacqueline.
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  • Title: The Law of Sin That is in My Members: The Problem of Male Embodiment [the author argues that there was a problem not only with women's bodies but with men's as well; there was a fundamental dis-ease with the male body and its manifestations of sexuality as seen in such examples as Abelard's castration and the problem of nocturnal emissions].
  • Source: Gender and Holiness: Men, Women, and Saints in Late Medieval Europe.  Edited by Samantha J. E. Riches and Sarah Salih.  Routledge, 2002.  Pages 9 - 22.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Body Chastity Gender Male Sexuality Masculinity Nocturnal Emissions
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  • Geographic Area: General
  • Century: General
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Guelph
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  • Year of Publication: 2002.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0415258219