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Author: Jonathan J(ames) G(raham) Alexander

Title: Chastity, Love and Marriage in the Margins of the Wharncliffe Hours

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In: Reading Texts and Images: Essays on Medieval and Renaissance Art and Patronage in Honour of Margaret M. Manion

Edited by: Bernard J. Muir

Place: Exeter

Publisher: University of Exeter Press

Year: 2002

Pages: 201-220

ISBN-10: 0859897133 – Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat

Language: English

Keywords: Medieval History: 15th Century | European History: English History | Representations: Art / 15th-Century Art


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Author: Jonathan J.G. Alexander, Institute of Fine Arts, New York UniversityWikipedia

Abstract: »The author argues that the marginal illustrations in the "Wharncliffe Hours" represent the theme of marriage and its moral opposites including lust and rape.« (Source: Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index)


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