Three Medieval Views of Women:

Three Medieval Views of Women: "La Contenance des Fames," "Le Bien des Fames," "Le Blasme des Fames" / Edition 1

by Gloria K. Fiero
     
 

This bilingual edition of three lively and amusing French poems dating from the late thirteenth and early fourteenth centuries contains two poems that assail the vices of women and a third that lists women's virtues. The verses, translated here into English for the first time, provide significant insights into the role of women in the Middle Ages as well as into… See more details below

Overview

This bilingual edition of three lively and amusing French poems dating from the late thirteenth and early fourteenth centuries contains two poems that assail the vices of women and a third that lists women's virtues. The verses, translated here into English for the first time, provide significant insights into the role of women in the Middle Ages as well as into medieval social history and the history of misogyny.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300044423
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
09/28/1989
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.42(d)

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