Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 2473
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Hanning , R.W.
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  • Title: Love and Power in the Twelfth Century, With Special Reference to Chretien de Troyes and Marie de France [The author argues that the twelfth century saw a shift in emphasis from physical aggression to the power of love and creativity, reflected in Marie and Chretien’s tales of love and art. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: The Olde Daunce: Love, Friendship, Sex, and Marriage in the Medieval World.  Edited by Robert R. Edwards and Stephen Spector.  State University of New York Press, 1991.  Pages 87 - 103.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Chretien de Troyes, Poet - Yvain Literature - Verse Love in Literature Marie de France, Poet - Lais
  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 12
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  • Author's Affiliation: Columbia University
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  • Year of Publication: 1991.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0791404390
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