Woman Defamed and Woman Defended: An Anthology of Medieval Texts


Woman Defamed and Woman Defended: An Anthology of Medieval Texts
... it is impossible / That any clerk wol speke good of wyves. Behind the words of Chaucers Wife of Bath lies a vast corpus of medieval misogynistic writings. These texts, which range from those of the Church Fathers to a rich array of vernacular literature, have had a profound influence on the status of women in the west. Yet, despite the recent surge of investigations

eBook Details Woman Defamed and Woman Defended: An Anthology of Medieval Texts

Title Woman Defamed and Woman Defended: An Anthology of Medieval Texts
AuthorAlcuin Blamires
Release Date19.06.2017
Formatpdf, fb2, mobi, txt
LanguageEnglish
Pages700 pages
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