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King Anna's Daughters: Genealogical Narrative and Cult Formation in the "Liber Eliensis"

@inproceedings{Blanton2016KingAD,
  title={King Anna's Daughters: Genealogical Narrative and Cult Formation in the "Liber Eliensis"},
  author={Virginia Blanton},
  year={2016}
}
Hagiographical narratives from the Middle Ages reveal as much about their producers as they do about the saints they venerate, for vitae are encoded cultural documents that illustrate the religious practices of the writers, their communities and their audiences. In the past, scholarship on medieval hagiography routinely focused on source material or narrative type. More recently, attention to saints' lives has shifted to the examination of the social and cultural aspects of hagiographical…