Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 9321
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Townsend , David.
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  • Title: Sex and the Single Amazon in Twelfth-Century Latin Epic
  • Source: The Tongue of the Fathers: Gender and Ideology in Twelfth-Century Latin.  Edited by David Townsend and Andrew Taylor.  University of Pennsylvania Press, 1998.  Pages 136 - 155.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Amazons Body Gautier of Chatillon, Poet- Alexandreis Gender in Literature Latin Literature Literature- Verse Sexuality in Literature Talestris (Literary Figure) Women in Literature
  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 12
  • Related Resources: In Sex and the Single Amazon in Twelfth-Century Latin Epic", David Townsend offers a queer (and Lacanian) reading of Walter of Chatillon's Alexandreis(of which he has also published a highly readable and highly acclaimed verse translation). Reading very c
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Toronto
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  • Year of Publication: 1998.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0812234405
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