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Gendering the Master Narrative: Women and Power in the Middle Ages

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-256) and index.

Table of Contents

A new economy of power relations: female agency in the middle ages / Mary C. Erler and Maryanne Kowaleski — Women and power through the family revisited / Jo Ann McNamara — Women and confession: from empowerment to pathology / Dyan Elliott — "With the heat of the hungry heart": empowerment and Ancrene wisse / Nicholas Watson — Powers of record, powers of example: hagiography and women's history / Jocelyn Wogan-Browne — Who is the master of this narrative? Maternal patronage of the cult of St. Margaret / Wendy R. Larson — "The wise mother": the image of St. Anne teaching the Virgin Mary / Pamela Sheingorn — Did goddesses empower women? the case of dame nature / Barbara Newman — Women in the late medieval English parish / Katherine L. French — Public exposure? consorts and ritual in late medieval Europe: the example of the entrance of the dogaresse of Venice / Holly S. Hurlburt — Women's influence on the design of urban homes / Sarah Rees Jones — Looking closely: authority and intimacy in the late medieval urban home / Felicity Riddy.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780801488306
Editor:
Erler, Mary
Editor:
Kowaleski, Maryanne
Author:
Erler, Mary
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Location:
Ithaca
Subject:
Women
Subject:
History
Subject:
Medieval
Subject:
Social history
Subject:
Women's Studies - History
Subject:
Women in literature
Subject:
Literature, medieval
Subject:
Women and literature
Subject:
Rhetoric, Medieval
Subject:
Power
Subject:
Narration
Subject:
Gender Studies-Womens Studies
Series Volume:
107-292
Publication Date:
20030531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
9.14x6.04x.69 in. .86 lbs.

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