Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 9178
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Tasioulas , J.A.
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  • Title: The Mother's Lament: "Wulf and Eadwacer" Reconsidered [suggests that the poem concerns a mother mourning the fate of her illegitimate infant, left to die in the woods].
  • Source: Medium Aevum 65, 1 ( 1996): Pages 1 - 18.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Infanticide Lament, Literary Genre Literature- Verse Mothers in Literature Old English Language Wulf and Eadwacer, Old English Elegy
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 8-9
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Stirling
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  • Year of Publication: 1996.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00258385
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