Medieval Masculinities: Regarding Men in the Middle Ages

Front Cover
Clare A. Lees, Thelma S. Fenster, Jo Ann McNamara
U of Minnesota Press, 1994 - Social Science - 193 pages
2 Reviews
  

What people are saying - Write a review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - pixelette - LibraryThing

Skipped a few essays in this, but overall I really enjoyed it. Read full review

Selected pages

Contents

The Herrenfrage The Restructuring of the Gender System 10501150
3
On Being a Male in the Middle Ages
31
The DisEmbodied Hero and the Signs of Manhood in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
47
Burdens of Matrimony Husbanding and Gender in Medieval Italy
61
Subaltern Patriarchs Patrician Bachelors in Renaissance Venice
73
Friars Sanctity and Gender Mendicant Encounters with Saints 12501325
91
The Male Animal in the Fables of Marie de France
111
Men and Beowulf
129
Men in the Roman dEneas The Construction of Empire
149
Representing Other Men Muslims Jews and Masculine Ideals in Medieval Castilian Epic and Ballad
169
Contributors
187
Index
189
Copyright

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

All Book Search results »

About the author (1994)

Lees-Asso Prof of English, Univ of Oregon

Fenster is Professor of French in the Department of Modern languages and Center for Medieval Studies at Fordham University.

Bibliographic information