Date of Award
Master of Arts in English Composition
Readings built upon the foundation of traditional gender studies and structural binaries have consistently influenced how scholars understand female identity in Early Medieval Germanic texts. This thesis endeavors to dismantle these traditional readings and consider ways in which female identity can be reexamined wihin a post-structural framework.
Roark, Candice Rae Sequine, "A secret cunning in the fens: Subversive female identity and the plight of Grendel's mother" (2012). Theses Digitization Project. 4123.