Women of the Twelfth Century: Eleanor of Aquitaine and Six Others / Edition 2

Women of the Twelfth Century: Eleanor of Aquitaine and Six Others / Edition 2

by Georges Duby
     
 

ISBN-10: 0226167801

ISBN-13: 9780226167800

Pub. Date: 11/28/1997

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Focusing on medieval notions of women and love, Georges Duby examines the lives of prominent 12th-century French women, such as Eleanor of Aquitaine and Heloise, as well as popular female literary figures like Iseult--beloved of Tristan. Informative and entertaining, the book offers new insight on courtly love and the representations of women under medieval patriarchy

Overview

Focusing on medieval notions of women and love, Georges Duby examines the lives of prominent 12th-century French women, such as Eleanor of Aquitaine and Heloise, as well as popular female literary figures like Iseult--beloved of Tristan. Informative and entertaining, the book offers new insight on courtly love and the representations of women under medieval patriarchy. 50 photos. 112 pp.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226167800
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
11/28/1997
Edition description:
1
Pages:
110
Product dimensions:
5.75(w) x 7.63(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. Eleanor
2. Mary Magdalen
3. Héloïse
4. Iseult
5. Juette
6. Soredamors and Fenice
Conclusion

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