Independent Women Scholars Write (Women's) Medieval History

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  • Susan Mosher Stuard Haverford College

Abstract

Independent women scholars of the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries writing about medieval women had voices that were personal, individualistic, and unassuming; fortunately, they were also heard. As highly innovative thinkers, they introduced new interpretive dimensions into the study of history. Perhaps most importantly, they provided analysis of gender as a historical variant. Their work resulted in new interpretive insights, and they invented hermeneutic schemes without making any grandiose claims for innovation. Margaret Wade Labarge is one of this company.

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2011-05-01

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Stuard, S. M. (2011). Independent Women Scholars Write (Women’s) Medieval History. Florilegium, 28, 9 - 32. Retrieved from https://journals.lib.unb.ca/index.php/flor/article/view/21560

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