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Medieval mothering

Author: John Carmi Parsons; Bonnie Wheeler
Publisher: New York : Garland Pub., 1999.
Series: Garland reference library of the humanities, vol. 1979.; Garland reference library of the humanities., New Middle Ages ;, vol. 3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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This study offers a broad range of approaches to medieval society's understanding of mothering and the uses to which the practice and imagery of mothering could be assumed by females and males alike.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Carmi Parsons; Bonnie Wheeler
ISBN: 0815336659 9780815336655
OCLC Number: 44572875
Notes: Originally published in 1996.
"1996."
Description: xvii, 384 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Medieval Mothering, Medieval Motherers John C.Parsons and Bonnie Wheeler 1.Nurturing Danger: High Medieval Medicine and the Problem(s) of the Child William F.MacLehose 2.Milk of Christ: Herzeloyde as Spiritual Symbol in Wolfram von Esenbach's Parzival Patricia Ann Quatirin 3.Occlusion of Maternity in Chaucer's Clerk's Tale Allyson Newton 4.Joseph as Mother: Adaptation and Appropriation in the Construction of Male Virtue Rosemary Drage Hale 5.Is Mother Superior? Towards a History of Feminine Amtscharism Felice Lifshitz 6.Maternity in Aelred of Rievaulx's Letter to his Sister Susanna Greer Fein 7."In the Meyden's Womb": Julian of Norwich and the Poetics of Enclosure Maud Burnett McInerney 8.Female Networks for Fostering Lady Lisle's Daughters Barbara A.Hanawalt 9.Looking for Grandmothers: The Pastons and their Counterparts in Late Medieval England Joel Rosenthal 10.Empress Matilda and her Sons Marjorie Chibnall 11.Public Lives, Private Ties: Royal Mothers in England and Scotland, 1070-1204 Lois L.Huneycutt 12.Adela of Blois as Mother and Countess Kimberley A.LoPrete 13.Berenguela of Castile's Political Motherhood: The Management of Sexuality, Marriage, and Succession Miriam Shadis
Series Title: Garland reference library of the humanities, vol. 1979.; Garland reference library of the humanities., New Middle Ages ;, vol. 3.
Responsibility: edited by John Carmi Parsons, Bonnie Wheeler.

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