Mann and Gender in Old English Prose: A Pilot Study

@article{Rauer2017MannAG,
  title={Mann and Gender in Old English Prose: A Pilot Study},
  author={Christine Rauer},
  journal={Neophilologus},
  year={2017},
  volume={101},
  pages={139-158}
}
It has long been known that OE mann was used in gender-neutral as well as gender-specific contexts. Because of the enormous volume of its attestations in Old English prose, the more precise usage patterns of mann remain, however, largely uncharted, and existing lexicographical tools provide only a basic picture. This article aims to present a preliminary study of the various uses of mann as attested in Old English prose, particularly in its surprisingly consistent use by an individual author… Expand
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