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Poor, Sara S.

Women and Medieval Epic

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Sara S. Poor, Jana K. Schulman

2. Winning Women in Two Middle English Alexander Poems
Christine Chism

3. Surprisingly Historical Women in the Old French Crusade Cycle
Sarah-Grace Heller

4. Women in the Shahnameh: Exotics and Natives, Rebellious Legends, and Dutiful Histories
Dick Davis

5. Women Characters and the Limits of Patriarchy in the Poema De Mio Cid and Mocedades De Rodrigo

Thomas Caldin

6. What Hrotsvit Did to Virgil: Expanding the Boundaries of the Classical Epic in Tenth-Century Ottonian Saxony
Kate Olson

7. All About Eve: Memory and Re-Collection in Junius 11’s Epic Poems Genesis and Christ and Satan

Lisabeth C. Buchelt

8. Ethical Acts and Annihilation: Feminine Heroics in Girart De Roussillon

William Burgwinkle

9. Caught Between Worlds: Gendering the Maiden Warrior in Old Norse
William Layher

10. “A Guest is in the Hall”: Women, Feasts, and Violence in Icelandic Epic
Jana K. Schulman

11. Monstrous Mates: The Leading Ladies of the Nibelungenlied and Völsunga Saga

Kaaren Grimstad, Ray M. Wakefield

12. Performative Emotion and the Politics of Gender in the Nibelungenlied

Kathryn Starkey

Keywords: Literature, Medieval Literature, Gender Studies, Classical and Antique Literature

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2007
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
The New Middle Ages
Page amount
311 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137066374
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-73309-5

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