Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 4837
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  • Title: Sexual Discourse through the Image of the Unicorn in Richard de Fournival's "Bestiaire d' amour" and "Response" [The author contrasts Richard de Fournival's use of the unicorn with that of the woman who wrote the "Response." For Richard the unicorn symbolizes men who are victims of unloving women, while the woman sees the unicorn as the man who deceives with "soft words." Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Romance Languages Annual 3, ( 1991): Pages 108 - 110.
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  • Article Type: Conference Paper
  • Subject (See Also): Literature- Prose Masculinity in Literature Response du Bestiaire, French Prose Work Richard de Fournival, Author- Bestiaire d' Amour Sexuality in Literature Unicorns
  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 13
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  • Year of Publication: 1991.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 10500774
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