Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 9950
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Overing , Gillian R.
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  • Title: A Body in Question: Aging, Community and Gender in Medieval Iceland [The author argues that old women were stereotyped as nasty gossips or agents of evil unless there were mitigating factors of wealth, status, or class].
  • Source: Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 29, 2 (Spring 1999): Pages 211 - 225.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Body Gender Iceland Literature- Prose Old Age Sagas Social History Women in Literature
  • Geographic Area: Scandinavia
  • Century: General
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  • Author's Affiliation: Wake Forest University
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  • Year of Publication: 1999.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 10829636
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