The Literary Subversions of Medieval Women

The Literary Subversions of Medieval Women

by Jane Chance

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349531059
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 09/24/2007
Series: The New Middle Ages
Edition description: 1st ed. 2007
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Jane Chance is Andrew W. Mellon Distinguished Professor Emerita of English at Rice University, USA.

Table of Contents

The Discursive Strategies of the Marginalized St. Agnes and the Emperor's Daughter in Hrotsvit of Gandersheim: Feminizing the Founding of the Early Roman Church Marie de France Versus King Arthur: Lanval's Gender Inversion as Breton Subversion Marguerite Porete's Annihilation of the Character Reason in Her Fantasy of an Inverted Church Unhomely Margery Kempe and St. Catherine of Siena: 'Comownycacyon' and 'Conversacyon' as Homily Toward a Minor Literature: Julian of Norwich's Annihilation of Original Sin

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