Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 9834
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Evans , Ruth.
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  • Title: The Devil in Disguise: Perverse Female Origins of the Nation [The author examines the connections among women's sexuality, demons and the supernatural, and the myths of the origins of nations. The Latin translation of the story of Albina and her sisters, the discoverers of Britain who had sex with giants, is the text that Evans first analyzes. However, she also briefly considers "Sir Orfeo," "Wife of Bath's Tale," and the York Play, "Joseph's Trouble about Mary." 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 182 - 195.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Albina (Literary Figure) De Origine Gigantum, Latin Prose Work Demons Incubus, Demon Latin Literature Literature- Prose Origin Myths Sexuality in Literature Women in Literature
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 14
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  • Author's Affiliation: Universityof Wales, Cardiff
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  • Year of Publication: 2002.
  • Language: English
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