Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 8153
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Oosterwijk , Sophie.
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  • Title: Of Mops and Puppets: The Ambiguous Use of the Word "Mop" in the "Towneley Shepherd's Plays" ["mop" meant both "baby" and "doll" or "puppet" and the author suggests that there was a deliberate play on both meanings].
  • Source: Notes and Queries , 2 (June 1997): Pages 169 - 171.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Dolls Infants in Literature Literature- Drama Middle English Language Mystery Plays Stage Props
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 15
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Leicester
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  • Year of Publication: 1997.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00293970
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