Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 9509
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): McAvoy , Liz Herbert.
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  • Title: Ant Nes He Him Seolf Reclus i Maries Wombe?: Julian of Norwich, the Anchorhold, and Redemption of the Monstrous Female Body [The author explores the themes of suffering and enclosure as characteristically feminine phenomena which gave anchoresses access to the divine. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Consuming Narrative: Gender and Monstrous Appetite in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.  Edited by Liz Herbert McAvoy and Teresa Walters.  University of Wales Press, 2002.  Pages 128 - 143.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Anchoresses Ancrene Wisse, Middle English Devotional Work Body Julian of Norwich, Mystic Monastic Enclosure Mystics Pain and Suffering Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 13- 14- 15
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Wales, Aberystwyth
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  • Year of Publication: 2002.
  • Language: English
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