Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 16471
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Santi , Francesco.
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  • Title: Tre manuali di storia del corpo [Modern historiography of holy women restores the body to importance, but it risks eliminating the concept of the soul. Catherine of Siena, for one, sought to transform the body, regarded as the female aspect of life, into a body of glory. In this review article the author discusses Rudolph Bell's "Holy Anorexia," Caroline Bynum's "Holy Feast and Holy Fast," and Ginette Raimbault and Caroline Eliacheff's "Les Indomptables." Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Studi Medievali 31, 2 (Dicembre 1990): Pages 805 - 820.
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  • Article Type: Review Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Anorexia Nervosa Body Catherine of Siena, Saint Fasting
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  • Year of Publication: 1990.
  • Language: Italian
  • ISSN/ISBN: 03918467