Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 5602
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Jacobs , Kathryn.
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  • Title: Extra-Marital Contracts in the "Canterbury Tales" [The author argues that Chaucer's lovers delay consummation and pledge a contractual, legalistic promise to one another in imitation of marriage and courtship practices].
  • Source: Publications of the Medieval Association of the Midwest 6, ( 1999): Pages 25 - 33.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Adultery in Literature Chaucer, Geoffrey, Poet- Canterbury Tales Contracts in Literature Law- Language Literature- Verse Love in Literature Sexuality in Literature
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 14
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  • Author's Affiliation: Texas A&M University
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  • Year of Publication: 1999.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 15349659
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