Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 2170
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Warren , Ann K.
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  • Title: Virginal Effects: Text and Identity in "Ancrene Wisse" [The author argues that the anchoritic construction of virginity is mainly dependent on language which makes visible an "inner" core].
  • Source: Gender and Holiness: Men, Women, and Saints in Late Medieval Europe.  Edited by Samantha J. E. Riches and Sarah Salih.  Routledge, 2002.  Pages 36 - 48.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Anchoresses Ancrene Wisse, Middle English Devotional Work Confession, Sacrament Language Virginity Women in Religion
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  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 13
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  • Author's Affiliation: Case Western Reserve University
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  • Year of Publication: 2002.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0415258219