Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 12750
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Mast , Isabelle.
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  • Title: Rape in John Gower's "Confessio Amantis" and Other Related Works
  • Source: Young Medieval Women.  Edited by Katherine J. Lewis, Noel James Menuge, and Kim M. Phillips.  St. Martin's Press, 1999.  Pages 103 - 132.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Gower, John, Poet- Confessio Amantis Gower, John, Poet- Mirour de l'Omme Literature- Verse Lucretia (Ancient Figure) Philomena (Literary Figure) Rape in Literature Sources Women in Literature
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 14
  • Related Resources: An equally close and careful reading, in this case of literary texts, is presented by Isabelle Mast. Mast examines how John Gower depicted rape in his Confessio Amantis. Gower departs significantly from Ovid and his own contemporaries who also re-worked a
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  • Year of Publication: 1999.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0312221304
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