Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 16617
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Meale , Carol M.
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  • Title: Legends of Good Women in the European Middle Ages [The author addresses the texts about exemplary women written by Boccaccio, Christine de Pizan, and Chaucer. She takes the character of Medea as an example of their differing approaches, arguing that Chaucer is interested in women in terms of their literary development while Christine has a political dimension to her text. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 229, 144 ( 1992): Pages 55 - 70.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Boccaccio, Giovanni, Author- De Mulieribus Claris Chaucer, Geoffrey, Poet- Legend of Good Women Christine de Pizan, Poet- Livre de la Cite des Dames Literature- Verse Medea (Literary Figure) Polemics- Women Role Models Women in Literature
  • Geographic Area: British Isles;France;Italy
  • Century: 14- 15
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  • Year of Publication: 1992.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00038970
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