Vines, Amy

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Negotiating violence at the feast in medieval British texts 2016 225 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...
Bearing the weight of honor: knightly navigation of chivalry’s physical, religious, and social burden 2021 1225 This dissertation argues that the chivalric code and resulting “ethos” of chivalry creates a physical, religious, and social burden upon the medieval knights tasked with its application and adherence. The immediate result of this chivalric burden is ...
“May the odds be ever in your favor” : The Hunger Games as texts for critical engagement AND “I am both worse and better than you thought” : implications and significance of trauma representation in fantasy literature 2022 210 In Young Adult Dystopian Fiction stories like the Hunger Games series, the invisibility of whiteness creates a discordant view of the world and its potential future. Recognizing this invisibility and having the ability to evaluate and analyze its use...
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 5143 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 ...
Gender, exile and identity in Medieval English literature from the Wife’s Lament to the Book of Margery Kempe 2017 2072 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 861 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...
A mother’s movement : exploring the effects of exogamy on maternal performance in medieval romances 2023 51 This dissertation, A Mother’s Movement: Exploring the Effects of Exogamy on Maternal Performance in Medieval Romances, examines medieval maternity from a primarily performative perspective to highlight the importance of analyzing this gendered group ...
Miscarriage, elegy, and an alternative reading of Lady Mary Wroth's sonnets as public documents 2013 5648 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...
Heroism in the chivalric code : from medieval to modern AND Tales of queens and good women : religion and societal-based trauma 2022 130 Who can be a hero within the Chivalric Code when the ideologies are rooted in misogyny and cast aside those who do not fit into the narrative? Giambattista Vico’s concept of heroic ethos aids in addressing how to rework the chivalric code of medieval...