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Manchester University Press

Medieval Maidens: Young Women and Gender in England, 1270-1540

Medieval Maidens: Young Women and Gender in England, 1270-1540

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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.


Author: S. H. Rigby, Kim Phillips
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Published: 03/27/2003
Pages: 264
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.73lbs
Size: 8.46h x 6.38w x 0.80d
ISBN: 9780719059643

Review Citation(s):
Choice 02/01/2004 pg. 1147

About the Author

Kim M. Phillips is Senior Lecturer in History at the University of Auckland

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