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Pearman, Tory Vandeventer

Women and Disability in Medieval Literature

Pearman, Tory Vandeventer - Women and Disability in Medieval Literature, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Medieval Authoritative Discourse and the Disabled Female Body
Tory Vandeventer Pearman

2. (Dis)Pleasure and (Dis)Ability: The Topos of Reproduction in Dame Sirith and the “Merchant’s Tale”
Tory Vandeventer Pearman

3. Physical Education: Excessive Wives and Bodily Punishment in the Book of the Knight and the “Wife of Bath’s Prologue”
Tory Vandeventer Pearman

4. Refiguring Disability: Deviance, Punishment, and the Supernatural in Bisclavret, Sir Launfal, and the Testament of Cresseid
Tory Vandeventer Pearman

5. Embodied Transcendence: Disability and the Procreative Body in the Book of Margery Kempe
Tory Vandeventer Pearman

6. Conclusion
Tory Vandeventer Pearman

Keywords: Literature, Medieval Literature, Gender Studies, Classical and Antique Literature, British and Irish Literature

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2010
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
The New Middle Ages
Page amount
220 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230117563
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-28955-4

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