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Title Sex and gender in medieval and Renaissance texts : the Latin tradition / edited by Barbara K. Gold, Paul Allen Miller, and Charles Platter.

Imprint Albany : State University of New York Press, c1997.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  870.9 Se91 1997    ---  Available
Description viii, 330 p. ; 24 cm.
Series SUNY series in medieval studies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-319) and index.
Contents By woman's tears redeemed : female lament in St. Augustine's 'Confessions' and the correspondence of Abelard and Heloise / Nancy A. Jones -- Hrotswitha writes herself : 'Clamor Validus Gandeshemensis' / Barbara K. Gold -- Gender and negotiating discourse : mediated autobiography and female mystics of medieval Italy / Phyllis Culham -- Saint of the womanly body : Raimon de Cornet's fourteenth-century male poetics / St. John E. Flynn -- Petrarch's sophonisba : seduction, sacrifice, and patriarchal politics / Donald Gilman -- Laurel as the sign of sin : Laura's textual body in Petrarch's Secretum / Paul A. Miller -- Woman, space, and Renaissance discourse / Diana Robin -- In praise of woman's superiority : Heinrich Cornelius 'Agrippa's De nobilitate' (1529) / Diane S. Wood -- Artificial whore : George Buchanan's 'Apologia pro Lena'/ Charles Platter -- "She never recovered her senses" : Roxana and dramatic representations of women at Oxbridge in the Elizabethan age / Elizabeth Richmond-Garza -- Latin and Greek poetry by five Renaissance Italian women humanists / Holt Parker.
Subject Latin literature, Medieval and modern -- History and criticism.
Feminism and literature -- Europe -- History -- 16th century.
Feminism and literature -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.
Women and literature -- Europe -- History -- 16th century.
Women and literature -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.
Gender identity in literature.
Sex role in literature.
Added Author Gold, Barbara K., 1945-
Miller, Paul Allen, 1959-
Platter, Charles, 1957-
ISBN 0791432459 (hc : alk. paper)
0791432467 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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