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Chaste Passions

Medieval English Virgin Martyr Legends

by Karen A. Winstead

  • 199 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Cornell University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British & Irish history: c 1000 to c 1500,
  • Literary studies: classical, early & medieval,
  • Other prose: classical, early & medieval,
  • Saints & hagiography,
  • c 1000 CE to c 1500,
  • General,
  • English Renaissance Literature (1500-1700),
  • Women In English Literature,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • English,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • England,
  • Legends,
  • Christian women saints,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Medieval,
  • Christian women martyrs,
  • Christianity,
  • Religious aspects,
  • Virginity

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7848275M
    ISBN 100801435692
    ISBN 109780801435690

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Faithful in tone and meaning to the originals, Karen Winstead's lively translations allow contemporary readers to appreciate why virgin martyr legends thrived for hundreds of years. Chaste Passions: Medieval English Virgin Martyr Legends by Karen A.

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The legends of virgin martyrs, retold in various ways Chaste Passions book the centuries, illuminate. Chaste Passions. Book Description: Description not available. eISBN: Subjects: Language & Literature, Religion I can still recall the Saint Lucy of myPicture Book of Saints,her yellow hair rippling down her sky-blue dress as she gazes toward heaven.

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Free 2-day shipping. Buy The Chaste Passions (Paperback) at nd: Karen a Winstead. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: Saint Juliana / Anonymous, ca. --Saints Agatha, Lucy, Justine, and Barbara / The South English Legendary --Saint Anastasia / The North English Legendary --Saint Cecilia / Geoffrey Chaucer --Saint Christine / William Paris --Saint Eugenia / The.

Chaste Passions Karen A. Winstead Published by Cornell University Press Winstead, Karen A. Chaste Passions: Medieval English Virgin Martyr by: 9. This article analyses the plays A Chaste Maid in Cheapside and The Changeling, which introduce passions of the embodied self as physically embedded in particular environments.

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But it was displeasing to me that I led a secular life; yea, now that my passions had ceased to excite me as of old with hopes of honour and wealth, a very grievous burden it was to undergo so great a servitude.

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