The case for women in medieval culture /

"The Case for Women surveys extant writings formally defending women in the Middle Ages; breaks new ground by identifying a source for profeminine argument in biblical apocrypha; offers a series of explorations of the background and circulation of central arguments on behalf of women; and seeks...

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Main Author: Blamires, Alcuin (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Oxford : New York : Clarendon Press ; Oxford University Press, 1997.
Series:ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of 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 Pisan.