Constructing Gender in Medieval Ireland by S. SheehanConstructing Gender in Medieval Ireland by S. Sheehan

Constructing Gender in Medieval Ireland

byS. SheehanEditorA. Dooley

Hardcover | December 5, 2013

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Medieval Irish texts reveal distinctive and unexpected constructions of gender. Constructing Gender in Medieval Ireland illuminates these ideas through its fresh and provocative re-readings of a wide range of texts, including saga, romance, legal texts, Fenian narrative, hagiography, and ecclesiastical verse.
Judith L. Bishop, Mills College, USA Ann Dooley, University of Toronto, Canada Joanne Findon, Trent University, Canada Giselle Gos, Harvard University, USA Amy C. Mulligan, University of Bergen, Norway Máirín Ní Dhonnchadha, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland Jennifer Karyn Reid, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands Sarah ...
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Title:Constructing Gender in Medieval IrelandFormat:HardcoverDimensions:221 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.52 inPublished:December 5, 2013Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023011525X

ISBN - 13:9780230115255

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Introduction: Ann Dooley and Sarah Sheehan 1. Travelers and Settled Folk: Women, Honor, and Shame in Medieval Ireland; Máirín Ní Dhonnchadha 2. Sex in the civitas : Early Irish Intellectuals and their Vision of Women; Catherine Swift 3. Looking for 'Mr. Right' in Tochmarc Becfhola; Joanne Findon 4. Playing for Power: Macha Mongrúad's Sovereign Performance; Amy C. Mulligan 5. Feasts for the Eyes: Visuality and Desire in the Ulster Cycle; Sarah Sheehan 6. They Kept their Skirts On: Gender-Bending Motifs in Early Irish Hagiography; Judith L. Bishop 7. Human Frontiers in Medieval Irish Religious Literature; Jennifer Karyn Reid 8. Women, Gender, and Sexuality in Late Medieval Irish Rómánsaíochta; Giselle Gos 9. Speaking with Forked Tongues: Gender and Narrative in the Acallam; Ann Dooley