Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 9636
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Murray , Jacqueline.
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  • Title: Twice Marginal and Twice Invisible: Lesbians in the Middle Ages [appendices reproduce two translations, one an excerpt from a poem that describes the "vile sin" of two ladies making love, the other is a nun's letter to her beloved, full of homoerotic images].
  • Source: Handbook of Medieval Sexuality.  Edited by Vern L. Bullough and James A. Brundage.  Garland Reference Library of the Humanities vol. 1696. Garland Publishing, 1996.  Pages 191 - 222.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Homoeroticism Homosexuality Lesbians Nuns Woman Woman Relationships
  • Geographic Area: General
  • Century: General
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  • Illustrations: One Figure. Illustration from the Vienna "Bible moralisée" showing two same-sex couples, female and male, in intimate embraces. Devils are watching the couples approvingly.
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Windsor
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  • Year of Publication: 1996.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0815312873
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