Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 35531
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Robertson , Elizabeth
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  • Title: Public Bodies and Psychic Domains: Rape, Consent, and Female Subjectivity in Geoffrey Chaucer's "Troilus and Criseyde"
  • Source: Representing Rape in Medieval and Early Modern Literature.  Edited by Elizabeth Robertson and Christine M. RoseThe New Middle Ages Series. .  Palgrave, 2001.  Pages 281 - 310.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Chaucer, Geoffrey, Poet- Troilus and Criseyde Consent Criseyde (Literary Figure) Helena (Literary Figure) Literature- Verse Lucretia (Ancient Figure)Rape in Literature Women in Literature
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 14
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  • Abstract: Using two classical literary heroines as models, the essay explores how rape, in its various historical meanings, shapes the indeterminate subjectivity of Geoffrey Chaucer's Criseyde. [Reproduced by permission of Palgrave].
  • Author's Affiliation: University of Colorado, Boulder
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  • Year of Publication: 2001.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0312236484
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