'Medieval Myths' and Medieval Women Analytical Essay by ResearchRiter

'Medieval Myths' and Medieval Women
This paper looks at Norma L Goodrich's 'Medieval Myths' and discusses the role of the medieval woman.
# 126707 | 1,000 words | 9 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in History (European) , Sociology (General) , Literature (General) , Women Studies (Women and Society)


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An examination of the shift in role of women between 8th-12th century Europe based upon textual examples in Norma L. Goodrich's 'Medieval Myths', a contemporary retelling of early medieval myths and epic poetry such as Beowulf and The Cid.

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"In her book 'Medieval Myths' Norma L Goodrich provides a contemporary re-telling of several medieval myths including 'Beowulf', 'The Song of Roland' and 'The Cid'. As implied by her introduction Good rich places emphasis upon a historical reading of each of these texts and attempts to trace back the origins of various European national ideals by examining the thematic concerns of medieval mythology and their influence upon modern culture. Assuming that medieval mythology has a transformative influence upon ..."

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