Women and the Medieval Epic: Gender, Genre, and the Limits of Epic Masculinity - The New Middle Ages (Hardback)
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Women and the Medieval Epic: Gender, Genre, and the Limits of Epic Masculinity - The New Middle Ages (Hardback)

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Hardback 299 Pages / Published: 05/06/2007
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These essays explore the place, function and meaning of women as characters, authors, constructs and symbols in Medieval epics from Persia, Spain, France, England, Germany and Scandinavia. Usually believed to narrate the deeds of men at war, this book looks at the key roles often played by women and the impact of this on the history of gender.

Publisher: Palgrave USA
ISBN: 9781403966025
Number of pages: 299
Weight: 545 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 23 mm
Edition: 2007 ed.


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'...a welcome and imaginative treatment of a too-little investigated topic.' - Carolyne Larrington, Modern Language Review

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