Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 4717
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  • Title: From Revenge to Reform: The Changing Face of "Lucrece" and its Meaning in Gower's "Confessio Amantis" [The author shows that Gower shifts the emphasis in his “Tale of Lucrece” from the title character to Brutus, exposing a distinctly medieval concern with the social responsibility of the individual. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Philological Quarterly 70, 4 ( 1991): Pages 403 - 421.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Gower, John, Poet- Confessio Amantis Literature- Verse Lucretia (Ancient Figure) Rape in Literature Sources
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 14
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  • Year of Publication: 1991.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00317977
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