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The representation of women's emotions in medieval and early modern culture / edited by Lisa Perfetti.

  • Perfetti, Lisa Renée.
[2005], ©2005
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Gainesville : University Press of Flordia, [2005], ©2005.

Physical description

222 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.


Introduction / Lisa Perfetti -- Theories of the passions and the ecstasies of late Medieval religious women / E. Ann Matter -- The allegorial construction of female feeling and forma: gender, diabolism, and personification in Hildegard of Bingen's Ordo virtutum / James J. Paxson -- The spritual role of the emotions in Mechthild of Magdeburg, Angela of Foligno, and Teresa of Avila / Elena Carrera -- "Us for to wepe no man may lett": resistant female grief in the Medieval English Lazarus plays / Katharine Goodland -- Constant sorrow: emotions and the women trouveres / Wendy Pfeffer -- A pugnacious pagan princess: aggressive female anger and violence in Fierabras / Kristi Gourlay -- Calefurnia's rage: emotions and gender in late Medieval law and literature / Sarah Westphal -- Waxing red: shame and the body, shame and the soul / Valerie Allen.


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