Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 9581
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Russell , D. W.
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  • Title: The Secularization of Hagiography in the Anglo-Norman "Vie Seinte Osith" [The Anglo-Norman hagiographical poem borrows heavily from Old French secular genres, including "chansons de geste" and romances. The poem departs from most narratives about holy women by using courtly discourse to describe the exemplary virginity, marriage, and trials of Saint Osith. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Allegorica 12, ( 1991): Pages 3 - 16.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Anglo- Norman Literature Courtly Literature Hagiography Literature- Verse Osyth, Saint Romance, Literary Genre Vie Seinte Osith, Anglo Norman Hagiographical Work in Verse Women in Literature
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 12
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Waterloo
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  • Year of Publication: 1991.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 03632377
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