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The Cross-Dressing Female Saints in Wynkyn de Worde’s 1495 Edition of the «Vitas Patrum»

A Study and Edition of the Lives of Saints Pelage, Maryne, Eufrosyne, Eugene and Mary of Egypt


Sandra Lowerre

Contents: The History of the Late Antique and Medieval Tradition – The Woodcut Illustrations – The Audience for de Worde’s Edition – The Motif of Cross-Dressing – Critical Text Edition of the Lives of the Women Cross-Dressers: Pelagia, Mary of Egypt, Maryne, Eufrosyne, Eugene.