Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 8001
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Sponsler , Claire.
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  • Title: Outlaw Masculinities: Drag, Blackface, and Late Medieval Laboring-Class Festiviities
  • Source: Becoming Male in the Middle Ages.  Edited by Jeffrey Jerome Cohen and Bonnie Wheeler.  Garland Publishing, 1997.  Pages 321 - 347.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Blackface Entertainers Cross Dressing Gender Holidays and Festivals Masculinity Morris Dances Mummings Popular Culture Race and Racism Social Class
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  • Abstract: This essay explores the laboring-class masculinities produced in late medieval England by the wearing of drag and blackface in mummings and morris dances. [Reproduced by permission of Garland Publishing at http://www.garlandpub.com].
  • Author's Affiliation: University of Iowa
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  • Year of Publication: 1997.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0815328362
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