Vines, Amy

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Removing the Christian mask: an examination of Scandinavian war cults in Medieval narratives of northwestern Europe from the late Antiquity to the Middle Ages 2008 4232 The aim of this thesis is to de-center Christianity from medieval scholarship in a study of canonized northwestern European war narratives from the late antiquity to the late Middle Ages by unraveling three complex theological frameworks interweaved ...
Miscarriage, elegy, and an alternative reading of Lady Mary Wroth's sonnets as public documents 2013 4773 The "myth of Judith Shakespeare," or the belief that women in the early modern period did not write, persists even in today's scholarship and in anthologies that, if they do include early modern female authors, regard these women as anomalies. Lady M...
Negotiating violence at the feast in medieval British texts 2016 124 The medieval period has been viewed historically as a time of excessive and senseless violence. This project participates in the ongoing field reassessment of violence in medieval literature as being culturally meaningful, rather than senseless and e...
Gender, exile and identity in Medieval English literature from the Wife’s Lament to the Book of Margery Kempe 2017 698 The theme of exile in literature is used to describe several states in which an individual is either cast out of voluntarily leaves his or her community. Rather than exile being applied in a consistent and uniform manner, it operates with varying deg...
Inhabiting a broken body: female agency in the Middle Ages AND Murderous mothers: implications of filicide in Medieval literature 2018 270 It is a common assertion in medieval studies that a woman’s religious experience was tested through the body by means of torture. Scholars, such as Elizabeth Robertson and Catherine Innes-Parker, analyze saints’ lives by focusing on the corporeal nat...