Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


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  • Title: Chaucer's Prioress and Augur's "Adulterous Woman" [The author briefly points out a reference in Chaucer's description of the Prioress's table manners. It comes from Proverbs 30:20 and concerns the behavior of an adulterous woman. Loney argues that Chaucer is being ironic about the Prioress's attachments to the world. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Chaucer Review 27, 1 ( 1992): Pages 107 - 108.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Bible in Literature Bible- Old Testament- Proverbs Chaucer, Geoffrey, Poet- General Prologue Literature- Verse Prioress (Literary Figure) Sources Women in Literature
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 14
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  • Year of Publication: 1992.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00092002
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