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Title Gender and difference in the Middle Ages [electronic resource] / Sharon Farmer and Carol Braun Pasternack, editors.

Imprint Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c2003.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ACLS Humanities E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xxvii, 354 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Medieval cultures ; v. 32
ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Contents On the history of the early phallus / Daniel Boyarin -- Gender irregularity as entertainment: institutionalized transvestism at the Caliphal Court in medieval Baghdad / Everett K. Rowson -- Reconfiguring the prophet Daniel: gender, sanctity, and castration in Byzantium / Kathryn M. Ringrose -- Negotiating gender in Anglo-Saxon England / Carol Braun Pasternack -- Male friendship and the suspicion of sodomy in twelfth-century France / Mathew S. Kuefler -- Crucified by the virtues: monks, lay brothers, and women in the thirteenth-century Cistercian saints' lives / Martha G. Newman -- "Because the other is a poor woman she shall be called his wench": gender, sexuality, and social status in late medieval England / Ruth Mazo Karras -- Re-orienting desire: writing on gender trouble in fourteenth-century Egypt / Michael Uebel -- Manual labor, begging, and conflicting gender expectations in thirteenth-century Paris / Sharon Farmer -- Female homoerotic discourse and religion in medieval Germanic culture / Ulrike Wiethaus -- Nonviolent Christianity and the strangeness of female power in Geoffrey Chaucer's Man of law's tale / Elizabeth Robertson.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Reproduction Electronic text and image data. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan, Michigan Publishing, 2013. Includes both TIFF files and keyword searchable text. ([ACLS Humanities E-Book]) Mode of access: Intranet.
Subject Women -- History -- Middle Ages, 500-1500.
Sex role -- History -- To 1500.
Sex differences -- Philosophy -- History.
Social history -- Medieval, 500-1500.
Civilization, Medieval.
Added Author Farmer, Sharon A.
Pasternack, Carol Braun.
American Council of Learned Societies.
In: ACLS Humanities E-Book. URL: http://www.humanitiesebook.org/
Other Form: Original 0816638934 0816638942 (DLC) 2002011020

 
    
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