Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 8090
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Gonz‡lez-Casanovas , Roberto J.
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  • Title: Gender Models in Alfonso X's 'Siete partidas': The Sexual Politics of 'Nature' and 'Society' [this interpretation based on historicist theories looks at the "Siete Partidas" as a literary creation and a social utopia].
  • Source: Desire and Discipline: Sex and Sexuality in the Premodern West.  Edited by Jacqueline Murray and Konrad Eisenbichler.  University of Toronto Press, 1996.  Pages 42 - 60.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Alfonso X, el Sabio, King of Castile- Siete Partidas Gender in Literature Kings Law Literature- Prose Marriage in Literature Rhetoric
  • Geographic Area: Iberia
  • Century: 13
  • Related Resources: A good follow-up to Brundage's emphasis on behavior and evidence is Roberto J. Gonz‡lez-Casanovas, Gender Models in Alfons X's Sieta partidas: The Sexual Politics of 'Nature' and 'Society'." This fascinating thirteenth-century legal text, which in the las
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Kentucky
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  • Year of Publication: 1996.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0802007805
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