Constructing Gender in Medieval Ireland

Constructing Gender in Medieval Ireland

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349296613
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 12/05/2013
Series: The New Middle Ages
Edition description: 1st ed. 2013
Pages: 221
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

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 Sheehan, Independent Scholar, Toronto
Catherine Swift, Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, Ireland

Table of Contents

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

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