Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 2152
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Aird , William M
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  • Title: Seduction and Suppression in 'Ami et Amile' [The author analyzes the trope of seduction in Ami et Amile in order to argue that women are introduced to the chanson de geste so that they can then be expelled; their exclusion ensures the integrity of the masculine collectivity. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
  • Source: French Studies 44, 2 ( 1990): Pages 129 - 142.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Ami et Amile, Chanson de Geste Chansons de Geste, Literary Genre Literature- Verse Misogyny Seduction Sexuality Women in Literature
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  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 12
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  • Author's Affiliation: Cardiff University
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  • Year of Publication: 1990.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00161128