Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 9180
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Evans , Ruth.
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  • Title: Signs of the Body: Gender, Sexuality, and Space in York and the York Cycle [The author explores the Corpus Christi play cycle in York for the identities of women and space in plays concerning Eve and Procula, Pilate's wife. Also in the essay Evans considers social and political evidence of women's involvements with the plays as patrons and possibly as actresses in addition to the more usual cross-dressing males in female parts. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Women's Space: Patronage, Place, and Gender in the Medieval Church.  Edited by Virginia Chieffo Raguin and Sarah Stanbury.  State University of New York Press, 2005.  Pages 23 - 45.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Cross Dressing Gender in Literature Literature- Drama Patronage, Literary Sexuality in Literature York Plays
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 14- 15- 16
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Stirling
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  • Year of Publication: 2005.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0791463656
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