Shadows of Mary: Understanding Images of the Virgin Mary in Medieval Texts
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BeschreibungAn examination of images of the Virgin Mary in medieval theological, philosophical and literary texts. It shows how the figure of Mary influences the depiction of female characters in sacred writing, and considers key issues in Western thinking about women, Christianity and domestic culture.
PortraitTeresa P. Reed is Assistant Professor of English at Jacksonville State University, Alabama. She has published articles dealing with gender and genre in Chaucer and Pearl and has contributed numerous entries to the forthcoming Chaucer Encyclopedia.
Pressestimmen'... an important contribution in the field of medieval studies. There is much to recommend in this book: it is a rich and dense analysis, full of insight, providing a solid method of investigation that connects the Middle English texts which are the object of her analysis to a large number of texts...' Mediaevistik
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF WALES PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2003
Seitenanzahl: 171 Seiten