Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 18942
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Lhoest , Benoît
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  • Title: Les dénominations de la femme en Moyen Français: approche lexicale et anthropologique [The author has built a corpus of 74 words referring to women in the late Middle Ages and Early Modern era. In analyzing the results, Lhoest finds that many of the terms refer to negative qualities characterizing women as ugly, stupid, weak, drunk, and wanton. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
  • Source: Zeitschrift für Romanische Philologie 107, 3/4 ( 1991): Pages 343 - 362.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): French Language Insults Linguistics Misogyny Sexuality Women's Nature
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  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 13- 14- 15- 16- 17
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  • Year of Publication: 1991.
  • Language: French
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00498661