Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 10076
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Donavin , Georgiana.
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  • Title: Taboo and Transgression in Gower's "Apollonius of Tyre" [The author examines the themes of violence and incest in the story of Apollonius and Antiochus. The author argues that prohibitions against these crimes serve in part to evoke them. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Domestic Violence in Medieval Texts.  Edited by Eve Salisbury, Georgiana Donavin, and Merrall Llewelyn Price.  University Press of Florida, 2002.  Pages 94 - 121.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Family in Literature Gower, John, Poet- Confessio Amantis- Episode of Apollonius of Tyre Incest in Literature Literature- Verse Postmodern Theory Taboos Violence in Literature
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 14
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  • Author's Affiliation: Westminster College
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  • Year of Publication: 2002.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0813024420
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