Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 8883
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Lees , Clare A.
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  • Title: Men and "Beowulf" [The author argues that the masculinity in "Beowulf" is not as transparent as earlier critics have thought; the poem is both appreciative and critical of the patriarchal warriors].
  • Source: Medieval Masculinities: Regarding Men in the Middle Ages.  Edited by Clare A. Lees with the assistance of Thelma Fenster and Jo Ann McNamaraMedieval Cultures, 7.  University of Minnesota Press, 1994.  Pages 129 - 148. Reprinted in The Postmodern "Beowulf": A Critical Casebook. Edited by Eileen A. Joy and Mary K. Ramsey with the assistance of Bruce D. Gilchrist. West Virginia University Press, 2006. Pages 417-438.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Beowulf, Old English Epic Criticism Earl, James W., Literary Historian- Beowulf and the Origins of Civilization Gender in Literature Literature- Verse Masculinity in Literature Overing, Gillian, Literary Historian (1952- )- Language, Sign, and Gender in B
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 8-9
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
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  • Year of Publication: 1994.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0816624259
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