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Stanford student studies the monstrous feminine in medieval literature

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Published on Jan 30, 2015

Why does the monstrous feminine have such staying power in literature and artistic works of the West? Stanford undergraduate Rukma Sen's research on the monstrous feminine begins in the 10th century and continues through contemporary film and art. It even brought her to the British Library in Exeter, England, to study a facsimile copy of the "Beowulf" manuscript.

Read more about Sen's work - and other projects supported by undergraduate research grants - here: http://stanford.io/1wZtk6R

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