Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 7407
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Brewer , Derek.
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  • Title: Chaucer's Venuses [The author discusses Chaucer's characterizations of Venus in "The Parliament of Fowls," "The House of Fame," "The Canterbury Tales," and "Troilus and Criseyde." Brewer distinguishes two poles, the mythological Venus (frequently with negative characteristics) and the planetary Venus, a natural force for good and ill. Title note supplied be Feminae.].
  • Source: A Wyf Ther Was: Essays in Honour of Paule Mertens-Fonck.  Edited by Juliette Dor.  English Department, University of Li├Ęge, 1992.  Pages 30 - 40.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Astrology Chaucer, Geoffrey, Poet Literature- Verse Mythology- Classical Sources Venus (Mythological Figure) Women in Literature
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 14
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Cambridge [Emeritus]
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  • Year of Publication: 1992.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 2872330046
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