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Thomas, Alfred

Reading Women in Late Medieval Europe

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Alfred Thomas

2. Devotional Texts for Royal Princessesin Late-Medieval Bohemia
Alfred Thomas

3. Writing Jews, Writing Women: Chaucer’s “The Prioress’s Tale” and The Sacred Drama of Medieval Europe
Alfred Thomas

4. The Lady as Saint: “The Second Nun’s Tale,” Pearl, and the Czech Life of Saint Catherine of Alexandria
Alfred Thomas

5. Dangerous Amazons: Sexual and Textual Rivalry in “The Knight’s Tale” and The Dalimil Chronicle
Alfred Thomas

6. Powerful Wives and Captive Knights: “The Wife of Bath’s Tale,”Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, and the Czech Chivalric Romances
Alfred Thomas

7. Women Defended, Women Defamed: The Legend of Good Women, The Plowman from Bohemia, and The Little Weaver
Alfred Thomas

8. Conclusion
Alfred Thomas

Keywords: Literature, British and Irish Literature, History of Medieval Europe, Medieval Literature, European Literature, Classical and Antique Literature

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2015
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
The New Middle Ages
Page amount
268 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137542601
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-57065-2

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