Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 6752
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Burch , Sally L.
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  • Title: Amadas et Ydoine, "Cliges" and the Impediment of Crime [the author uses the attitude of the "Amadas" poet toward adultery to argue that Chrétien may not have intended the marriage of Cliges and Fenice to have been a happy conclusion; instead the marriage of the adulterers may have been an indication of how decadent their society had become].
  • Source: Forum for Modern Language Studies 36, 2 (April 2000): Pages 185 - 195.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Adultery in Literature Amadas et Ydoine, Anglo-Norman Romance Anglo- Norman Literature Canon Law Chretien de Troyes, Poet- Cliges Literature- Verse Marriage in Literature Sources
  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 12-13
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  • Author's Affiliation: University College, London.
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  • Year of Publication: 2000.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00158518
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