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Ogling Ladies: Scopophilia in Medieval German Literature

Sandra Lindemann Summers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044187
eISBN:
9780813046198
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044187.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The book Ogling Ladies examines gazing female characters in a selection of medieval texts. While female scopophilia is harshly condemned in conduct literature and religious texts, female ogling is a ... More


Knight or Eye Candy?: the gendering gaze in hartmann von aue’s iwein

Sandra Lindemann Summers

in Ogling Ladies: Scopophilia in Medieval German Literature

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044187
eISBN:
9780813046198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044187.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter closely looks at the diegetic gaze of female characters populating Hartmann von Aue’s poem Iwein. The outside gaze, meaning contemporary readership of romances, was also primarily ... More


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