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Historical Reflections/Reflexions Historiques

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Historical Reflections/Réflexions Historiques (HRRH) has established a well-deserved reputation for publishing high quality articles of wide-ranging interest for over forty years. The journal, which publishes articles in both English and French, is committed to exploring history in an interdisciplinary framework and with a comparative focus. Historical approaches to art, literature, and the social sciences; the history of mentalities and intellectual movements; the terrain where religion and history meet: these are the subjects to which Historical Reflections/Réflexions Historiques is devoted.

Subjects: History, Literature

Current Issue

Volume 42, Issue 1, Spring


Gender and Status in the Medieval World
Guest Editors: Katherine Weikert and Elena Woodacre


Introduction: Gender and Status in the Medieval World
Katherine Weikert and Elena Woodacre

Mirror for Margraves: Peter Damian’s Models for Male and Female Rulers
Alison Creber

Inaudito exemplo: The Abduction of Romsey’s Abbess
Linda D. Brown

The Corpus Christi Devotion: Gender, Liturgy, and Authority among Dominican Nuns in Castile in the Middle Ages
Mercedes Pérez Vidal

From Villainous Letch and Sinful Outcast, to “Especially Beloved of God”: Complicating the Medieval Leper through Gender and Social Status
Christina Welch and Rohan Brown

“To take a wyf”: Marriage, Statue, and Moral Conduct in “The Merchant’s Tale”
Natalie Hanna

Objectification, Empowerment, and the Male Gaze in the Lanval Corpus
Elizabeth S. Leet

Pueri Sunt Pueri: Machismo, Chivalry, and the Aggressive Pastimes of the Medieval Male Youth
Sean McGlynn

“And much more I am soryat for my good knyghts”: Fainting, Homosociality, and Elite Male Culture in Middle English Romance
Rachel E. Moss

Wrist Clasps and Patriliny: A Hypothesis
Frank Battaglia

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