Constructing Gender In Medieval Ireland

byS. SheehanEditorA. Dooley

Paperback | December 5, 2013

Constructing Gender In Medieval Ireland by S. Sheehan
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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.
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 S...
Title:Constructing Gender In Medieval IrelandFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:221 pages, 21.6 X 14 X 0 inShipping dimensions:221 pages, 21.6 X 14 X 0 inPublished:December 5, 2013Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1349296619

ISBN - 13:9781349296613

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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