Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 2415
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Stanbury , Sarah.
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  • Title: The Body and the City in "Pearl" [argues that the narrator's loss of his infant daughter is the central issue in the poem and that the visions of the maiden, the city, and the Lamb are informed by the dreamer's work of mourning and quest for consolation].
  • Source URL: Representations (Full Text via JSTOR) 48 (Fall 1994): 30-47. Link Info target = '_blank'>Representations (Full Text via JSTOR) 48 (Fall 1994): 30-47. Link Info
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Body Cities and Towns in Literature Gender in Literature Literature- Verse Mourning in Literature Pearl, Middle English Poem Women in Literature
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  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 14
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  • Author's Affiliation: College of the Holy Cross
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  • Year of Publication: 1994.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 07346018
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