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  • Record Number: 9184
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Evans , Ruth.
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  • Title: The Jew, the Host and the Virgin Martyr: Fantasies of the Sentient Body [The author takes a late thirteenth century account of host desecration in Paris and explicates it with reference to Middle English virgin martyr stories. Evans argues that cultural meanings of anti-semitism and the body inform these narratives and define the values that matter. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Medieval Virginities.  Edited by Anke Bernau, Ruth Evans, and Sarah Salih.  Religion and Culture in the Middle Ages series. University of Wales Press; University of Toronto Press, 2003.  Pages 167 - 186.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Antisemitism Body Eucharist, Sacrament Hagiography Jews Martyrs Virginity
  • Geographic Area: British Isles;France
  • Century: 13- 14- 15
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Stirling, Scotland
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  • Year of Publication: 2003.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0802089607
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