Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 8403
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Brown , Catherine.
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  • Title: Muliebriter: Doing Gender in the Letters of Heloise [argues that Heloise adopts a number of gendered personae in her letters, including whore, castrata, and hypocrite in order to assert her mastery over Abelard].
  • Source: Gender and Text in the Later Middle Ages.  Edited by Jane Chance.  University Press of Florida, 1996.  Pages 25 - 51.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Gender in Literature Heloise, Abbess of Le Paraclet- Letters Latin Literature Rhetoric Women in Literature
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  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 12
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Michigan
  • Conference Info: - , -
  • Year of Publication: 1996.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0813013917