Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 8950
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Beckwith , Sarah.
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  • Title: Passionate Regulation: Enclosure, Ascesis, and the Feminist Imaginary [The author examines the ways in which the body of the anchoress in the "Ancrene Wisse" is controlled through practices including confession, asceticism, regulation of the senses, and physical enactments of "imitatio Christi"].
  • Source: South Atlantic Quarterly 93, 4 (Fall 1994): Pages 803 - 824.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Anchoresses Ancrene Wisse, Middle English Devotional Work Body Confession, Sacrament Feminist Theory Sins Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 13
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
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  • Year of Publication: 1994.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00382876
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