PhD: Saints, Mothers, and Personifications: The Representation of Womanhod in Late Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts

Abstract:  Scholars including Christine Fell, Pauline Stafford and Catherine Cubitt have tried to explain the status of women in Late Anglo-Saxon England in a variety of ways. Some, such as Fell, have framed the earlier Anglo-Saxon period as a Golden Age which saw greater freedoms; others, like Stafford, Cubitt, and Patricia Halpin, have argued for … Continue reading PhD: Saints, Mothers, and Personifications: The Representation of Womanhod in Late Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts