Gender And Language In Chaucer / Edition 1

Gender And Language In Chaucer / Edition 1

by Catherine S. Cox
     
 

ISBN-10: 0813018617

ISBN-13: 9780813018614

Pub. Date: 12/01/1997

Publisher: University Press of Florida

Catherine S. Cox considers the significance of gender in relation to language and poetics in ChaucerUs writing. Examining selections from "The Canterbury Tales, Troilus and Criseyde, The Legend of Good Women" and the ballades, she explores ChaucerUs concern with gender and language both within the context of 14th-century culture and in light of contemporary feminist…  See more details below

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Catherine S. Cox considers the significance of gender in relation to language and poetics in ChaucerUs writing. Examining selections from "The Canterbury Tales, Troilus and Criseyde, The Legend of Good Women" and the ballades, she explores ChaucerUs concern with gender and language both within the context of 14th-century culture and in light of contemporary feminist and poststructuralist theory. (Poetry)

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ISBN-13:
9780813018614
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
Publication date:
12/01/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
212
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.48(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Abbreviations
Introduction: Gender and the Craft of Making1
1Promiscuous Glossing and Virgin Words18
2The Text of Criseyde39
3"Wreched Engendrynge" and (wo)Mankynde53
4Marks of Womanhood in the Ballades76
5The Jangler's "Bourde"97
6The Summoner's Subversive Erotics113
Notes133
Works Cited166
Index187

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