Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 9841
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Lionarons , Joyce Tally.
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  • Title: Cultural Syncretism and the Construction of Gender in Cynewulf's "Elene" [The author cites instances of gender category inversions; for example, Elene acts as a mother and spiritual mother while she takes on a masculine role using physical force to make Judas convert].
  • Source: Exemplaria: A Journal of Theory in Medieval and Renaissance Studies 10, 1 (Spring 1998): Pages 51 - 68.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Cynewulf, Poet- Elene Gender in Literature Helena, Saint in Literature Literature- Verse Masculinity in Literature Mothers in Literature Women in Literature
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 9-10
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  • Author's Affiliation: Ursinus College
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  • Year of Publication: 1998.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 10412573
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