Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 2098
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Calabrese , Michael.
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  • Title: The “Double Sorwe” of the Wife of Bath: Chaucer and the Misogynist Tradition [Although the Wife of Bath can be read as a strong voice of defiance against male authority, she is ultimately an ambivalent figure. She expresses both anger and sorrow in response to conflicting and contradictory male attitudes toward marriage, female sexuality, and the worth of women. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Florilegium 11, ( 1992): Pages 179 - 205.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Chaucer, Geoffrey, Poet- Canterbury Tales- Wife of Bath's Prologue Gender in Literature Literature- Verse Marriage Misogyny in Literature Sexuality Wife of Bath (Literary Figure) Women in Literature
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 14
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  • Author's Affiliation: California State University, Los Angeles
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  • Year of Publication: 1992.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 07095201
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