Feminist Readings in Middle English Literature: The Wife of Bath and All Her Sect

This volume, designed with the student reader in mind, is an indispensable blend of key essays in the field with specially commissioned new material by feminist scholars from the UK and the US It includes a diversity of texts and feminist approaches, a substantial and very illuminating introduction by the editors, and an annotated list of Further Reading, offering prelimiThis volume, designed with the student reader in mind, is an indispensable blend of key essays in the field with specially commissioned new material by feminist scholars from the UK and the US It includes a diversity of texts and feminist approaches, a substantial and very illuminating introduction by the editors, and an annotated list of Further Reading, offering preliminary guidance to the reader approaching the topic of gender and medieval literature for the first time Works and writers covered include Chaucer Margery Kempe Christine de Pisan The Katherine group of Saints Lives Langland s Piers Plowman Medieval cycle drama Students of both medieval and feminist literature will find this an essential work for study and reference.
Feminist Readings in Middle English Literature The Wife of Bath and All Her Sect This volume designed with the student reader in mind is an indispensable blend of key essays in the field with specially commissioned new material by feminist scholars from the UK and the US It incl

  • Title: Feminist Readings in Middle English Literature: The Wife of Bath and All Her Sect
  • Author: Ruth Evans
  • ISBN: 9780415058193
  • Page: 273
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “Feminist Readings in Middle English Literature: The Wife of Bath and All Her Sect”

    1. An insightful collection of essays published in the mid-1990's. This includes such landmark articles as Mary Carruthers' "The Wife of Bath and the Painting of the Lions" and Sheila Delany's "Sexual Economics, Chaucer's Wife of Bath and the Book of Margery Kempe" which guide the discussion on gender and medieval narrative throughout the rest of the volume. The collection concedes to the editors' personal theoretical positions as post-structuralists who recognize the plurality of meanings within t [...]

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