Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 9556
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Paterson , Linda.
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  • Title: Gender Negotiations in France during the Central Middle Ages: The Literary Evidence [the author argues that vernacular literature is especially valuable for details of daily life and contemporary sensibilities; she considers the themes of marriage, courtly love, gendered identity and violence (including rape) in literature along with the larger trends in French and Occitan society at the time].
  • Source: The Medieval World.  Edited by Peter Linehan and Janet L. Nelson.  Routledge, 2001.  Pages 246 - 266.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Courtly Love Gender in Literature Marriage in Literature Rape in Literature Violence in Literature Women in Literature
  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 12-13
  • Related Resources: From the review written by Constance Berman of "The Medieval World," "Medieval Review"
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  • Table: One figure. Figure One Manuscript illumination, "Eve emerging from Adam's rib" (New York, Pierpont Morgan Library, MS. 638, fol. 1v.)
  • Abstract:
  • Author's Affiliation: University of Warwick
  • Conference Info: - , -
  • Year of Publication: 2001.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0415181518
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