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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
Published Albany : State University of New York Press, [1997]
©1997
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 330 pages)
Series SUNY series in medieval studies
SUNY series in medieval studies.
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-319) and index
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Subject Feminism and literature -- Europe -- History.
Gender identity in literature.
Latin literature, Medieval and modern -- History and criticism.
Renaissance.
Sex role in literature.
Women and literature -- Europe -- History.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Form Electronic book
Author Gold, Barbara K., 1945-
Miller, Paul Allen, 1959-
Platter, Charles, 1957-
ISBN 0585090742 (electronic bk.)
9780585090740 (electronic bk.)