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Medieval Feminist Forum: A Journal of Gender and Sexuality

2013

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Gender And The Fate Of Julian’S Short Text, Rebecca June Oct 2013

Gender And The Fate Of Julian’S Short Text, Rebecca June

Medieval Feminist Forum: A Journal of Gender and Sexuality

Gender and the Fate of Julian’s Short Text Most studies of Julian of Norwich’s Showings juxtapose her Short and Long texts, with a marked lack of enthusiasm for the Short Text in contrast to its longer, revised form thought to be textually and theologically superior. This essay asks what is at stake in the rigorous defense of Julian’s Long Text and argues that the issue of gender is central both to its revisions and to its favorable reception. The most noted revision related to gender in the Long Text is the addition of its maternal Jesus, characterized ...


Par Fiance Bien Tenir: Medieval Same-Sex Kinship And Sworn Brotherhood In Le Roman De Thèbes, Elizabeth Hubble Oct 2013

Par Fiance Bien Tenir: Medieval Same-Sex Kinship And Sworn Brotherhood In Le Roman De Thèbes, Elizabeth Hubble

Medieval Feminist Forum: A Journal of Gender and Sexuality

Par fiance bien tenir: Medieval Same-Sex Kinship and Sworn Brotherhood in Le Roman de Thèbes This article adds to the growing archive on medieval same-sex unions by examining an overlooked scene in an often overlooked early medieval French romance, the mid-twelfth-century Roman de Thèbes. An Old French rewriting of Statius’ Latin epic, The Thebaid, Thèbes features a formal ceremony of sworn brotherhood between two of the main characters, the knights Polynices and Tydeus. In contrast to the slightly later Roman d’Enéas, Thèbes does not counter such same-sex bonds with a heterosexual love relationship. Rather, Thèbes posits competing constructions of ...


Mischief In Masculinity: Gender In John Lydgate's Troy Book, Lindsey Simon-Jones Apr 2013

Mischief In Masculinity: Gender In John Lydgate's Troy Book, Lindsey Simon-Jones

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No abstract provided.


Anne Bulkeley And Her Book: Fashioning Female Piety In Early Tudor England, Mary Beth Long Apr 2013

Anne Bulkeley And Her Book: Fashioning Female Piety In Early Tudor England, Mary Beth Long

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Lady, Hero, Saint: The Digby Play’S Mary Magdalene, Lindsey Simon-Jones Apr 2013

Lady, Hero, Saint: The Digby Play’S Mary Magdalene, Lindsey Simon-Jones

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Creating Cistercian Nuns: The Women's Religious Movement And Its Reform In Thirteenth-Century Champagne, Jennifer L. Stemmle Apr 2013

Creating Cistercian Nuns: The Women's Religious Movement And Its Reform In Thirteenth-Century Champagne, Jennifer L. Stemmle

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No abstract provided.


Middle-Aged Women In The Middle Ages, Linda E. Mitchell Apr 2013

Middle-Aged Women In The Middle Ages, Linda E. Mitchell

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No abstract provided.


The Lesbian Premodern, Jessica A. Boon Apr 2013

The Lesbian Premodern, Jessica A. Boon

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Front Matter, Medieval Feminist Forum, V.48 No.2 2012 Apr 2013

Front Matter, Medieval Feminist Forum, V.48 No.2 2012

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No abstract provided.


Loving Friendship In Baudri Of Bourgueil's Poetic Correspondence With The Women Of Le Ronceray, Holle Canatella Apr 2013

Loving Friendship In Baudri Of Bourgueil's Poetic Correspondence With The Women Of Le Ronceray, Holle Canatella

Medieval Feminist Forum: A Journal of Gender and Sexuality

No abstract provided.


Theologizing Gender In The Rothschild Canticles, Jennifer Freeman Apr 2013

Theologizing Gender In The Rothschild Canticles, Jennifer Freeman

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No abstract provided.


Letters To Francesco Datini, Lyn A. Blanchfield Apr 2013

Letters To Francesco Datini, Lyn A. Blanchfield

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No abstract provided.


Saints Edith And Æthelthryth: Princesses, Miracle Workers, And Their Late Medieval Audiences, Lisa Weston Apr 2013

Saints Edith And Æthelthryth: Princesses, Miracle Workers, And Their Late Medieval Audiences, Lisa Weston

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No abstract provided.


Representations Of Eve In Antiquity And The English Middle Ages, Misty Urban Apr 2013

Representations Of Eve In Antiquity And The English Middle Ages, Misty Urban

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No abstract provided.


Women From The Golden Legend: Female Authority In A Medieval Catalan Sanctoral, Denise K. Filios Apr 2013

Women From The Golden Legend: Female Authority In A Medieval Catalan Sanctoral, Denise K. Filios

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No abstract provided.


Medieval French Miracle Plays: Seven Falsely Accused Women, Jonathan Stavsky Apr 2013

Medieval French Miracle Plays: Seven Falsely Accused Women, Jonathan Stavsky

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No abstract provided.


Queenship And Voice In Medieval Northern Europe, Katrin E. Sjursen Apr 2013

Queenship And Voice In Medieval Northern Europe, Katrin E. Sjursen

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No abstract provided.


Back Matter, Medieval Feminist Forum, V.48 No.2 2013 Apr 2013

Back Matter, Medieval Feminist Forum, V.48 No.2 2013

Medieval Feminist Forum: A Journal of Gender and Sexuality

No abstract provided.