Editorial and Foreword

Volume 3, Issue 1
Special Issue: Medieval Women
‘Shield Maidens and Sacred Mothers: Medieval Women in Truth and Legend’ was an interdisciplinary international conference dedicated to representations of medieval women, held at Cardiff University in October 2011. The articles in this issue of Assuming Gender are drawn from the diverse contributions to this conference, and utilize both history and story in order to reevaluate traditional interpretations of medieval women.

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Read Dr Roberta Lynne Staples's foreword

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