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

Literary essay


by
Dr Ruth Evans (Editor), Ruth Evans (Editor) and Leslie Johnson (Editor)

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 272 pages

File size: 662 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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 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.

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 preliminary guidance to the reader approaching the topic of gender and medieval literature for theā€¦ (more)

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 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.

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