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    Gillian R. Overing,Clare A. Lees
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First published in 2001, Double Agents was the first book-length study of women in Anglo-Saxon written culture .

First published in 2001, Double Agents was the first book-length study of women in Anglo-Saxon written culture that took on the insights provided by contemporary critical and feminist theory, and it quickly established itself as a standard. Categories: Religion. Publisher: University of Wales Press.

Clare A. and Gillian R. Overing Lees. August 2008 · Journal of Religion & Abuse. In the reams and reams expended on criticising Pramod Muthalik, the Sree Ram Sene and their ilk for their attacks on women, we do not see that the Muthalik kind of defence of Indian "culture" is the result of our incomplete modernisation. This is what Muthalik's violence, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's tacit acquiescence with such behaviour and Union Women's Affairs Minister Renuka.

First published in 2001, Double Agents was the first book-length study of women in Anglo-Saxon written culture . Lees, Gillian R. Overing. First published in 2001, Double Agents was the first book-length study of women in Anglo-Saxon written culture that took on the insights provided by contemporary critical and feminist theory, and it quickly established itself as a standard.

Double Agents explores the meaning and implications of women's absence and presence in the partial history of. .Obviously a part of the social fabric of Anglo-Saxon England, women are nevertheless accorded an obscure and slender role in the textual archive of masculine clerical culture.

Double Agents explores the meaning and implications of women's absence and presence in the partial history of Anglo-Saxon culture. Rather than recovering the details of exceptional women's lives, Double Agents concerns itself with the formation of the cultural record itself, and with women's relation to its processes of production and reception. What can this record of patriarchy contribute to the history of women, Clare Lees and Gillian Overing ask.

Double Agents was the first book length study of women in Anglo-Saxon written culture that took on board the insights of contemporary critical theory, especially . This is a book about women and about Anglo-Saxon England.

eISBN: 978-0-7083-2232-1. But first we need to conceptualize the categories of women and of Anglo-Saxon England; both require a fundamental examination of the methodologies by which women and historical periods are understood.

Double Agents - Claire A Lees

Double Agents - Claire A Lees. Religion and culture in the middle ages. Cover illustration: Nun Confessing to an Abbess. Religion and Culture in the Middle Ages aims to explore the interface between medieval religion and culture, with as broad an understanding of those terms as possible.

Religion and Culture in the Middle Ages (1 - 10 of 17 books). Books by Clare A. Lees.

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First published in 2001, Double Agents was the first book-length study of women in Anglo-Saxon written culture that took on the insights provided by contemporary critical and feminist theory, and it quickly established itself as a standard. Now available again, it complicates the exclusion of women from the historical record of Anglo-Saxon England by tackling the deeper questions behind how the feminine is modeled, used, and made metaphoric in Anglo-Saxon texts, even when the women themselves are absent.