Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 2405
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Kraman , Cynthia.
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  • Title: Communities of Otherness in Chaucer's "Merchant's Tale" [suggests that the female body, the Jewish text of the "Song of Songs," and the enclosed garden are all marginal elements that take on central importance at January's expense].
  • Source: Medieval Women in Their Communities.  Edited by Diane Watt.  University of Toronto Press, 1997.  Pages 138 - 154.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Bible Exegesis- Song of Songs Body Chaucer, Geoffrey, Poet- Canterbury Tales- Merchant's Tale Jews in Literature Sexuality in Literature
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  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 14
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  • Author's Affiliation: College of New Rochelle
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  • Year of Publication: 1997.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0802042899