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The case for women in medieval culture

Author: Alcuin Blamires
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
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Alcuin Blamires examines the relatively unstudied field of profeminine traditions extending back from the Middle Ages to the 4th century. Her sources include Chaucer, Christine de Pizan and Abelard.
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Blamires, Alcuin.
Case for women in medieval culture.
Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1997
(DLC) 97193252
(OCoLC)37218247
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alcuin Blamires
ISBN: 9780191589447 0191589446 058537757X 9780585377575 0198186304 9780198186304
OCLC Number: 48139633
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (279 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The formal case: the corpus --
The formal case: origins, procedures --
Honouring mothers --
Eve and the privileges of women --
The stable sex --
Exemplifying feminine stability --
Profeminine role models --
The formal case in Abelard, Chaucer, Christine de Pizan.
Responsibility: Alcuin Blamires.
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The medieval period is commonly perceived as particularly misogynistic, yet the culture of the time constructed a case for women that is little known today. This book sets out to demonstrate the  Read more...

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sober, learned, and elegant monograph ... Blamires's book is a deeply informative and scholarly study of the defences of women produced in the high and late Middle Ages. Sound scholarship is Read more...

 
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