Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 6819
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Burger , Glenn.
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  • Title: Erotic Discipline...Or "Tee Hee, I Like My Boys To Be Girls": Inventing With the Body in Chaucer's "Millers Tale"
  • Source: Becoming Male in the Middle Ages.  Edited by Jeffrey Jerome Cohen and Bonnie Wheeler.  Garland Publishing, 1997.  Pages 245 - 260.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Body Chaucer, Geoffrey, Poet- Canterbury Tales- Knight's Tale Chaucer, Geoffrey, Poet- Canterbury Tales- Miller's Tale Literature- Verse Masculinity in Literature Violence in Literature
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 14
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  • Abstract: This essay details ways that "The Miller's Tale" resists the sadism constructing medieval hegemonic masculinity by desiring instead a "desexualized" body operating within, yet not completely controlled by, the ideological structures of desire. [Reproduced by permission of Garland Publishing at http://www.garlandpub.com].
  • Author's Affiliation: University of Alberta
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  • Year of Publication: 1997.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0815328362
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