Matrilineal Subjects: Ambiguity, Bodies, and Metamorphosis in the Fourth Branch of the Mabinogi

Essay on “Math son of Mathonwy,” the Fourth Branch of the medieval Welsh Mabinogi. First presented in David Townsend’s Theory seminar at the Centre for Medieval Studies, spring 2004.

Published in the top-tier feminist journal Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society (2009). One of three finalists for the 2007 Catharine Stimpson Prize for Outstanding Feminist Scholarship.

Image: Alan Lee, Caer Arianrod

Detail, art by Judith K. Brodsky, Signs Winter 2009

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