Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 8844
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Stanley , Eric G.
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  • Title: Heroic Women in Old English Literature [The author briefly explores old English female saints' lives to find the qualities that were praised including fortitude, patience, and bravery].
  • Source: Heroes and Heroines in Medieval English Literature: A Festschrift Presented to André Crépin on the Occasion of His Sixty-Fifth Birthday.  Edited by Leo Carruthers.  D. S. Brewer, 1994.  Pages 59 - 69.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Cross Dressing In Literature Cynewulf, Poet- Juliana Hagiography Literature- Verse Martyrs Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 9-10
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Oxford
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  • Year of Publication: 1994.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0859914151
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