Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 17845
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Bynum , Caroline Walker.
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  • Title: “...And Woman His Humanity”: Female Imagery in the Religious Writing of the Later Middle Ages [The essay argues that late medieval writers used gendered imagery in different ways: while male writers saw gender as dichotomous, women writers often used the same imagery to represent a genderless humanity. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Fragmentation and Redemption: Essays on Gender and the Human Body in Medieval Religion.Caroline Walker Bynum.  MIT Press, 1991.  Pages 151 - 180.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Binary Opposition Gender Jesus Christ- Humanity of Mystics Woman, Image of Women Authors Women in Religion
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  • Geographic Area: General
  • Century: 12- 13- 14- 15
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  • Year of Publication: 1991.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0942299639