'Lete me suffre': Reading the Torture of Margaret of Antioch in Later Medieval England

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In this themed collection by literary, historical and archaeological scholars, the study of medieval women is confidently and freshly mainstream. Profiting from the development of newly flexible models of gender, literacy, the political, the social, and the domestic, the volume is non-separatist, exploratory both of new source materials and new readings of established sources, and able to consider the broadest implications for the study of medieval culture without simply re-absorbing medieval women into invisibility. Grouped under the headings of matters of reading, of conduct and place, the essays move from legal cases to actual buildings and conceptions of the household, from conduct books to chronicles and romances, from saints’ lives to the medieval unconscious and back again, exemplifying the mature interdisciplinarity of current work on medieval women.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMedieval Women - Texts and Contexts in Late Medieval Britain
Subtitle of host publicationEssays for Felicity Riddy
EditorsJocelyn Wogan-Browne, Rosalynn Voaden, Arlyn Diamond, Ann Hutchinson, Carol Meale, Lesley Johnson
PublisherBrepols Publishers
Number of pages14
ISBN (Electronic)9782503538204
ISBN (Print)9782503509792
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2000

Publication series

NameMedieval Women: Texts and Context
PublisherBrepols Publishers


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