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The Mythographic Chaucer: The Fabulation of Sexual Politics

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780816622771
  • Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
  • Publication date: 1/28/1995
  • Edition description: 1
  • Pages: 448
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Abbreviations
A Chronology of Major Medieval Mythographers
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction: "Fables and Swich Wrecchednesse" 1
Pt. 1 Mythography and Female Authority in the Dream Visions
1 "A wonder thing": The Descensus ad Inferos of the Female Heroes Alcyone and Alceste 19
2 "Geffrey" as Dido, Ganymede, "Marcia": Mythographic and Gender Parody in the Hous of Fame 45
3 Venus Contextualized: The Mythographic Authority of the Body in The Parlement of Foules 83
Pt. 2 Mythographic Cross-Gendering in the Troilus
4 The Narrator as Mythographic Glossator: The Rape of Criseyde 107
Pt. 3 Subversive Mythography: The Speaker as Feminized Subject in the Canterbury Tales
5 Zephirus, Rape, and Saint Thomas a Becket: The Political Vernacular 171
6 Feminizing Theseus in the Knight's Tale: The Victory of Pallas Athena over Mars 184
7 Maister Alisoun's Feminist Self-Mythography 214
8 The Merchant's De Nuptiis Maii et Januarii 232
9 The Franklin's Derke Fantasye: Squire Aurelius as Ekko, Lady Dorigen as Narcissus's Image 249
10 Conclusion: The Artist Pygmalion, the Subject Chaucer, and Self-Seduction 263
Notes 283
Index 353
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