Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 7903
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Lewis , Katherine J.
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  • Title: Lete Me Suffre: Reading the Torture of St. Margaret of Antioch in Late Medieval England [The author argues that the torture was not intended to be pornographic or oppressive to women readers/ listeners, but rather Margaret allows the torture in order to convert people, her self-sacrifice and suffering give her power to aid the faithful].
  • Source: Medieval Women: Texts and Contexts in Late Medieval Britain. Essays for Felicity Riddy.  Edited by Jocelyn Wogan-Browne, Rosalynn Voaden, Arlyn Diamond, Ann Hutchison, Carol M. Meale, and Lesley JohnsonMedieval Women: Texts and Contexts.  Brepols, 2000.  Pages 69 - 82.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Hagiography Margaret of Antioch, Saint Martyrs Violence Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 14- 15
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Huddersfield
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  • Year of Publication: 2000.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 2503509797
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