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  • Record Number: 2460
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Prior , Sandra Pierson.
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  • Title: Virginity and Sacrifice in Chaucer's "Physician's Tale"
  • Source: Constructions of Widowhood and Virginity in the Middle Ages.  Edited by Cindy L. Carlson and Angela Jane Weisl.  St. Martin's Press, 1999.  Pages 165 - 180.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Chaucer, Geoffrey, Poet- Canterbury Tales- Physician's Tale Jephthah's Daughter (Biblical Figure) Literature- Verse Sacrifice Virginia (Literary Figure) Virginity in Literature Women in Literature
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 14
  • Related Resources: In Virginity and Sacrifice in Chaucer's Physician's Tale," Sandra Pierson Prior continues the discussion of the "problems and inconsistencies that characterize the medieval valorization of virginity" (165) within the context of Chaucer's Physician's Tale.
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  • Author's Affiliation: Columbia University
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  • Year of Publication: 1999.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0312211368
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