Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 4119
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Puhvel , Martin.
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  • Title: The Wife of Bath's Tale: Mirror of Her Mind [the author argues that the tale of the loathly lady and the knight who needs to learn about women reflects the wish fulfillment of the Wife of Bath, specifically in her need to dominate men, desire for uninhibited sex, and concerns about aging and ugliness].
  • Source: Neuphilologische Mitteilungen 100, 3 ( 1999): Pages 291 - 300.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Chaucer, Geoffrey, Poet- Canterbury Tales- Wife of Bath's Tale Literature- Verse Marriage in Literature Wife of Bath (Literary Figure) Women in Literature
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 14
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  • Author's Affiliation: McGill University
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  • Year of Publication: 1999.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00283754
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