Chaucer's Visions of Manhood

Chaucer's Visions of Manhood

by H. Crocker

Paperback(1st ed. 2007)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349536375
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 03/11/2008
Series: The New Middle Ages
Edition description: 1st ed. 2007
Pages: 250
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

HOLLY CROCKER is Assistant Professor of English at the University of South Carolina, USA.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Chaucer's Visions of Manhood PART I: ENGENDERING CULTURAL SIGHTS The Femininity Mystique: Art, Vision, and Allegory in the Tale of Melibee Portrait of the Father as a Bad Man: Visible Pressure in the Physician's Tale PART II: REFORMING SOCIAL PERSPECTIVE 'My First Matere I Wil Yow Telle': Bodily Impact in the Book of the Duchess Generic Vision: Dislocating Masculinities in the Merchant's Tale PART III: ENVISIONING LITERARY BODIES Which Wife? What Man? Gender Invisibility Between Chaucer's Wife and Shipman Conclusion: 'Miscellaneous Chaucer: Proverbial Masculinity in MS. BL Harley 7333'

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