Medieval Maidens

Medieval Maidens Young Women and Gender in England, C.1270-C.1540 - Manchester Medieval Studies

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Synopsis

The first study on medieval women to treat young women or 'maidens' separately and at length. The book makes a contribution to gender studies through its study of medieval girls' acquisition of appropriate roles and identities, and their own attitudes towards these roles. Examines the experiences and voices of young womanhood. Provides insights into ideals of feminine gender roles and identities at different social levels.

Book information

ISBN: 9780719059643
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Imprint: Manchester University Press
Pub date:
DEWEY: 305.23509420902
DEWEY edition: 21
Language: English
Number of pages: 264
Weight: 332g
Height: 216mm
Width: 140mm
Spine width: 14mm