By Clare A. Lees
First released in 2001, Double brokers was the 1st book-length research of ladies in Anglo-Saxon written tradition that took at the insights supplied by way of modern serious and feminist thought, and it quick validated itself as a typical. Now to be had back, it complicates the exclusion of ladies from the ancient checklist of Anglo-Saxon England by means of tackling the deeper questions in the back of how the female is modeled, used, and made metaphoric in Anglo-Saxon texts, even if the ladies themselves are absent.
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10 But these three moments – the ‘original’ authorial moment, the evidence for its reception in Anglo-Saxon England and its subsequent reception by Anglo-Saxonists – are not synonymous, though there is a discernable tendency to map one on top of the other (the critical approach on top of its ‘history’). Each moment is invested with particular desires which are themselves part products and part producers of contemporary concerns and issues: that is to say, literary events are complex and overdetermined.
27. See also Lees, ‘Engendering Religious Desire’. See our discussion of Hild in Chapter 1, and of Æthelthryth in Chapter 4. ), Women in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance: Literary and Historical Perspectives (Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 1986), pp. 29–72, for a discussion of the possible genesis of the epigram ‘to cut off your nose to spite your face’. See, for example, the work of Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza, especially But She Said: Feminist Practices of Biblical Interpretation (Boston: Beacon Press, 1992); and Andrew Kadel, Matrology: A Bibliography of Writings by Christian Women from the First to the Fifteenth Centuries (New York: Continuum Press, 1995).
In our own capacity as critical double agents, we wish to avoid a duplication of binary choices that set critical paradigms in a competitive relationship. We are not concerned with chastising Bede, critics or historians for selective amnesia or partial recall. Instead we reinvestigate the dynamic of Bede and Hild by connecting these two figures within the larger framework of their relation to cultural production. We remember what conventional (nonfeminist) scholarship and patriarchal authors (Bede) forget, silence or erase and we suggest a different model for feminist scholarship.